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Berlin Agreement #459492

NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 23, 1971
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(Studio) 4 powers reach agreement on future of Berlin, Germany; agreement guarantees West access to West Berlin, but little opening of Berlin wall; USSR agrees to get West Germany to ratify non-aggression pact.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(W. Berlin, Germany) [US negotiator Kenneth RUSH - says wouldn't submit agreement to United States government if didn't think it contained real improvements in W. Berlin situation.] West Berlin to give up some political ties to West Germany; USSR to open consulate general in West Berlin; West Berliners will be represented abroad by West Germany; Berlin wall to be opened for 1 day visits for West Berliners; security regulations on access rtes. to West Berlin to be relaxed.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

Chancellor, John;
Hager, Robert

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