ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 18, 1977
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(Studio) Report on 1st session of Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) negotiations between Vance and USSR foreign min. Gromyko. In DC, there's concern with regard to negotiations and weaponry.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(DC) President Carter tells senior Senators that United States won't make new initiatives now; original offer of deep cuts to stand. [CARTER - notes models of US and Soviet missiles.] Model of cruise missile not incld. Senators won't remark with regard to cruise missile negotiation prospects, but give support to slow approach to Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT). [Howard BAKER - says Sovs. shouldn't think there's deadline for talks; United States will take time, to ensure good, careful agreement.] [Hubert HUMPHREY - says most important fact is that talks will proceed carefully, without regard to calendar schedule.] Contrary to original optimism of President in March, mood now is for caution and greater flexibility.
REPORTER: Ann Compton
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