NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 13, 1978
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(Studio) Cyrus Vance, Andrei Gromyko talks with regard to nuclear weapons' reduction reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Geneva, Switzerland) Film shown. Desires of both ntns. noted. [VANCE - hopes for Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) agreement in year] [GROMYKO - says sooner the better.] Effect of USSR dissident trials on talks considered. Gromyko quoted re: trials' being strictly USSR business [GROMYKO - remarks interpreted.] Jewish protest of trials filmed. Vance meeting with Mrs. Anatoly Shcharansky reported Film shown. Talks called Carter administration loss, in face of urgings by US leaders that talks be postponed in view of trials. Arms agreement said as far away as ever.
REPORTER: John Cochran