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US-USSR / Summit; Seabed Treaty; Trade #464111

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 18, 1972
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(Studio) President leaves for Moscow Saturday Today, he meets with Soviet Ambassador Anatoly Dohrynin at Camp David, MD. Dobrynin, at State Department, signs treaty forbidding nuclear weapons on ocean floor. Dobrynin confers with Secretary State Rogers. Neither government wants Vietnam to interfere with other contacts. Commerce Department reports Soviet -American trade talks demonstrate willingness of both ptys. to improve commercial relationships. Grain sales to Soviet Union discussed.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Soviet Union) Problems in Ukraine increase Russia's need for grain agreement with US. 1/3 winter wheat crop lost to cold and dry seasons. Feed grains for cattle low; program to improve Russian diet suffers.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

Chancellor, John;
Hager, Robert

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