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USSR / Arms Reductions #340560

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 30, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Anthony Mason) President Mikhail Gorbachev's preparation for arms reductions in response to President Bush's proposal featured. [Deputy foreign minister Vladimir PETROVSKY - says reaction to Bush's proposals is favorable.] Senior arms negotiator Aleksei Obukhov reported being sent to United States to study Bush's proposals. [Military analyst Carey SCHOFIELD - comments.] Gorbachev's suggestions that a nuclear test ban be included in the plan noted; scenes shown of nuclear testing from Soviet TV. [BUSH - comments on Soviet reaction.]

(Studio: Dan Rather; White House: Susan Spencer) Discussion held about White House and Capitol Hill reactions to Gorbachev's plans for arms reductions. Reasons given for why the decision to reduce nuclear weapons was made at this time.

Reporter(s):
Mason, Anthony;
Rather, Dan;
Spencer, Susan
Duration:
00:03:40

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