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Nuclear Weapons / Bush Speech / The Response / USS Arkansas #340503

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Sep 28, 1991
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jim Stewart) President Bush's speech on disarmament featured; tenets of the plan outlined on screen. [Last night, BUSH - says we can change the nuclear posture of United States and USSR .] [Former assistant Secretary of Defense Richard PERLE, Secretary of Defense Dick CHENEY, Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Colin POWELL - comment on weaponry.]

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Saint Simons Island, Georgia: Randall Pinkston) Response to Bush's initiative featured; scenes shown of Bush at resort town of Sea Island, Georgia. [Representative Les ASPIN, Senators Robert DOLE, Albert GORE, Representative Les AuCOIN - offer differing opinions on Bush's plan.] [In last night's speech, BUSH - refers to defense costs.] Bush's plan and superpower politics with the USSR detailed.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Anthony Mason) Response of President Mikhail Gorbachev to Bush's plan for weapons cuts examined. [Soviet military analyst Carey SCHOFIELD, Soviet political analyst Sergei PLEKHANOV - talk about reasons for weapons cuts in the USSR .] Rock concert in Moscow shown.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Impact of Bush cuts on United States sea-based missiles noted.

(In the Persian Gulf: Barry Petersen) Future of naval fire power examined; scenes shown from on board the USS Arkansas on patrol in the Persian Gulf. [Seaman Victor RIVERA, Commander Andrew SEVALD, Seaman Jeremy MOSIER, Captain John LYONS - talk about their job.]

Mason, Anthony;
Petersen, Barry;
Pinkston, Randall;
Schieffer, Bob;
Stewart, Jim

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