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Bishops Conference / Nuclear Freeze Movement #520748

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 14, 1982
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(Studio) Archbishop John Roach's reaction to President Reagan's claim that United States peace mvt. is manipulated by foreign agents reported.

(DC) Conf. of Bishops debate on nuclear freeze letter examined; films shown. [ROACH - recalls nuclear issue as major moral imperative.] Controversial aspect of letter said dealing with nuclear deterrents. [ROACH - explains bishops' position on deterrents.] Letter's recommendations for structure of nuclear freeze outlined on screen. [Defense Secretary Caspar WEINBERGER - thinks freeze would help increase danger of war.] [Catholic theologian Michael NOVAK - agrees.] [ROACH - denies freeze would invite war.]
REPORTER: Bob Abernethy

Abernethy, Bob;
Hart, John

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