NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 21, 1972
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(Studio) In Geneva, Switzerland, United States and USSR begin Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II to limit nuclear arms. Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) I lasted 2 1/2 years Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II may last 5.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Geneva, Switzerland) United States Ambassador Gerard Smith, and USSR Vladimir Semyonov chief delegates. Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II aims to limit all strategic weapons. Aim is to make United States and USSR equally strong so neither will want to fight. Will also save money. Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) I made no savings, since limited only missiles and was accompanied by increase of other weapons.
REPORTER: Jack Paxton