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Brezhnev/Warsaw Pact-NATO Relations / Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (Salt) II #501845

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Oct 06, 1979
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(Studio) Announcement by Leonid Brezhnev with regard to Soviet troop withdrawals from East Germany and reduction of medium range nuclear missiles reported Washington, DC reaction described as cautious. (No audio or video for short period.)
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(DC) Carter administration said examining speech. USSR fears of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) build-up and modernization noted. Impact of Soviet gesture on ratification of Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II considered. [Senators Frank CHURCH, Howard BAKER, Henry JACKSON - comment on Brezhnev speech.]
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

(East Berlin, Germany, DR) Brezhnev address shown. Stalled negotiations with regard to troop reductions between NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) and Warsaw pact nations cited. [Brezhnev thru TRANSLATOR - speaks with regard to Cuban situation.]
REPORTER: Fred Francis

Francis, Fred;
Savitch, Jessica;
Woodruff, Judy

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