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Brezhnev / Nuclear Test Ban Proposal #46593

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 02, 1977
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(Studio) USSR leader Leonid Brezhnev's change in stance on nuclear test ban noted.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Moscow, USSR ) Brezhnev's proposals, made at ceremony commemorating anniversary of Bolshevik revolution, listed. Comments on USSR 's disappointing grain harvest and possible impact on United States cited.
REPORTER: Lynn Jones

(DC) Report on Secretary of State Vance's response to Brezhnev proposal. [VANCE - welcomes USSR statement. Cites improvement recently in US-USSR relations] Reporter mentions 1963 limited nuclear test ban treaty and recent progress in SALT. Remaining problems in area of human rights noted, with 3 Soviet dissidents about to go on trial.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Jones, Lynn;
Reasoner, Harry

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