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US-USSR Relations / Arms Control #317631

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Sep 19, 1987
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(DC: Terence Smith) President Reagan's optimism over expected signing at 2nd summit with Mikhail Gorbachev of arms control treaty recently agreed to in principle between United States and USSR noted; scenes shown. [In weekly radio address, voice of REAGAN - won't sacrifice SDI/Star Wars.] [Senator Malcolm WALLOP - questions agreement's verification, enforcement aspects.] [Columnist Kevin PHILLIPS - thinks president cands. could jeopardize treaty.] [Chief of staff Howard BAKER - defs. treaty's strength.]

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : Barry Petersen) Reaction here to arms control agreement examined; details given, scenes shown. Indivs.' comments translated. Potential impact on Soviet economy problems considered.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(DC: Wyatt Andrews) Possible implications of medical-range missile treaty for later agreement on long-range missiles examined; details given, scenes shown. [Paul WARNKE - considers issue remaining unresolved.] [Soviet for. minister Eduard SHEVARDNADZE - (thru translator) comments.] Outcome of Iceland summit reviewed; proposed USSR compromise on SDI/Star Wars outlined. [SHEVARDNADZE - (thru translator) explains benefits of Soviet proposal.]

Andrews, Wyatt;
Petersen, Barry;
Schieffer, Bob;
Smith, Terence

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