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NATO Summit / West Germany #320464

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 03, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) NATO's summit communique quoted. President Reagan mentioned. Report introduced.

(Dallas, Texas: David Martin) Maneuvers shown in West Germany. Division of opinion within NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) discussed with regard to United States missile replacements in Europe. [Ex-NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) commander General Bernard ROGERS - comments on missile.] Missile shown designed to replace lance missile. Pentagon noted also crafting nuclear version of missile. [NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) commander General John GALVIN - says can't do without missile.] West German government reported resisting United States bringing new nuclear missile into country [W. German ambassador to United States Juergen RUHFUS - says decision is NATO's.] Lance replacement missile discussed; details given, scenes from army tape shown. '83 protests by West Germans with regard to United States placing nuclear missiles in country recalled; scenes shown. [RUHFUS - wants missile numbers reduced not increase] Arms control pols. noted clashing with lance missile's replacement in Europe.

Martin, David;
Rather, Dan

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