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Percy / Moscow Talks / Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (Salt) II / President Transition #508096

NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 28, 1980
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(Studio) Senator Charles Percy. concluding talks with USSR authorities, said believing Soviets agree that Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II is dead; details given. President Leonid Brezhnev's alleged statement noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Los Angeles, California) Ronald Reagan's response to Percy's Moscow trip examined. [REAGAN - comments.] Reagan's campaign position on Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II recalled. [REAGAN - comments on William Simon's withdrawal from consideration for cabinet post.] President-elect's aides' version of situation outlined. [REAGAN - comments.] George Shultz's alleged withdrawal from consideration as well mentioned; possibility that Caspar Weinberger will be named to cabinet position noted.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

(Studio) Simon and Shultz's positions with Bechtel Corporation noted; possible rationale for Simon's decision mentioned.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Simon's consideration for cabinet position and recent negative stories appearing in the press about him, involving alleged statements by Gerald Ford and concerning remarks about Shah of Iran attributed to Simon during Richard Nixon's administration, examined; photos shown. Simon quoted on screen.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine

Chancellor, John;
Levine, Irving R.;
Woodruff, Judy

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