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NATO Summit / Bush Proposal #327180

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 29, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) President Bush reported responding to USSR general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev's arms reduction proposals at NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) summit in Brussels, Belgium. [BUSH - comments on his plan.] Bush's NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) proposal outlined on screen and discussed. [NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) LDRS. - praise Bush plan.] [Secretary of State James BAKER - expresses caution with regard to proposal that short-range nuclear arms reduction talks begin; comments on Gorbachev and reduction of conventional forces.] Gorbachev's popularity in Europe noted. Cold war reviewed; historic scenes shown.

(Studio: Dan Rather, Lesley Stahl) NATO's reaction to Bush's proposal discussed. British Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher noted wanting promise that all nuclear weapons will not be removed from Europe. West Germany reported opposing Thatcher. New York City anchor Bob Schieffer introd.

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:05:40

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