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US-USSR Relations / Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (Salt) / Fishing Violations #48097

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 12, 1977
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(Studio) Report on Carter-Dobrynin talk at White House; was set up to get disarmament talks going again, before United States seized USSR fishing ships for violations. Most of talk with regard to Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT), but seizures touched on.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(Studio) 2nd USSR ship escorted to Boston harbor today by Coast Guard; 1st arrived Monday
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Boston, Massachusetts) Refrigerator ship "Anatanas Snechkus" serves as mother ship for about 12 trawlers include seized "Taras Shevchenko;" details re: violations noted. Captain of Coast Guard cutter who boarded refrigerator ship says he wanted to impound ship but Washington, DC said no. ["Reliance" captain Albert BUECHLER - cites reasons for requesting impoundment of ship.] White House says it's made no decision with regard to refrigerator ship. Unloading of trawler begins today; trawler's captain still has no formal charges against him. Reasons for delay in captain 's arraignment noted.
REPORTER: Bill Stewart

Reasoner, Harry;
Stewart, Bill;
Walters, Barbara

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