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US-USSR Relations / Nuclear Issue #513569

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 21, 1981
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(Studio) President Leonid Brezhnev's criticism of President Reagan's statement on limiting nuclear warfare to Europe noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Cancun, Mexico) Reagan's remarks on nuclear war, in effort to clarify earlier statements, quoted on screen, discussed; his comment last Friday recalled. [Secretary of State Alexander HAIG - reiterates United States policy on nuclear warfare.]
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) European reaction to President's statement noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(London, England) Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger reported reassuring NATO defense mins. regarding United States nuclear policy; current growth of European anti-nuclear movement considered. [WEINBERGER - defs. United States concern over Europe.] Language of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) communique on issue cited.
REPORTER: George Lewis

(Studio) West European support for NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) over neutrality reported; current poll detailed.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Kalb, Marvin;
Lewis, George

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