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China / France / Nuclear Explosions / USSR Nixon Visit #477227

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 17, 1974
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(Studio) China and France explode nuclear bombs. Sites of explosions revealed. Defense Secretary James Schlesinger comments on explosions; thinks President and Communist party leader Leonid Brezhnev may reach partial agreement on underground nuclear testing during trip to USSR .
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) [SCHLESINGER - doesn't think President will make arms limitations agreement just to bolster image back home.]
REPORTER: John Cochran

(Studio) Pakistani President Bhutto says his country dvting. own nuclear potential to counterbalance India's explosion.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Cochran, John

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