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Nixon Russia Trip / Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (Salt) Treaty-Described #464277

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 26, 1972
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(Moscow, USSR ) Strategic Arms Limitation Talks have been held since fall of 1969. Failure to reach agreement on offensive weapons almost caused postponement of treaty signing.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Moscow, USSR ) Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) treaty on defensive weapons will require Senator ratification. No. and types of weapons limited by agreement, cited. ABM's, radar systems, missiles (land and submarine based), war heads, surveillance satellites, include Treaty is a signifIcant 1st step toward nuclear disarmament. President adviser Henry Kissinger says agreement is in common interest of both countries, and of humanity.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

Chancellor, John;
Valeriani, Richard

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