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Vienna Summit #504695

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 15, 1979
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(Studio) Today's 1st meeting between President Carter and Leonid Brezhnev at Hofburg Palace reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Vienna, Austria) Details of meeting given; films shown. Effect of personalities on such political summits considered.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

(Studio) Brezhnev's arrival from USSR with high ranking Soviet delegation cited.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Vienna, Austria) Brezhnev's health, based upon arrival in Vienna, examined. Soviet delegates profiled are: foreign minister Andrei Gromyko, defense min. Dmitri Ustinov and Konstantin Chernenko. 1968 Politburo visit to Czechoslovakia recalled. Significance of Vienna summit to Kremlin outlined.

(Studio) Itinerary for summit detailed; 1961 summit with John Kennedy and Nikita Khrushchev recalled; films shown. Berlin Wall and Cuban missile crisis noted following that summit. Treaty signing on "Today" show Monday announced.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Pell, Gene;
Woodruff, Judy

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