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US-USSR Relations / Arms Control, Summit #317565

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 15, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Bill Plante) Indications of possible progress in United States-USSR arms control talks and of possible Reagan-Gorbachev summit examined; details given, scenes shown. Secretary of State George Shultz and Soviet foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze reported signing agreement today at White House aimed at decrease risk of accidental nuclear war. [President REAGAN - hopes for signing of major arms control agreement at a summit with Mikhail Gorbachev.] [SHEVARDNADZE - (thru translator) agrees.] Reagan's letter to Gorbachev, given Shevardnadze for delivery, outlined on screen. [SHULTZ - cautions against undue optimism.] [SHEVARDNADZE - (thru translator) cites lack of summit date, acknowledges necessity of summit; notes reciprocal desire for arms control agreement.] ["For. Affairs" editor William HYLAND - comments.] Anatoly Dobrynin said visiting United States next month to scout possible summit sites.

(Studio: Dan Rather, Bill Plante) Issues needing resolution before summit is feasible outlined.

Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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