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(Studio) President Reagan said preparing to announce United States adherence to unratified SALT II treaty if USSR does likewise; Secretary of State Alexander Haig recalled recently claiming treaty was dead.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(DC) President's past denouncement of Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II recalled. [May 13, 1982, REAGAN - thinks treaty legitimatizes arms race.] [May 11, 1982, HAIG - thinks Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II is dead.] Admin.'s announcement that President will commit US to Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II, originally signed by Jimmy Carter and Leonid Brezhnev, discussed.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff
- Brokaw, Tom;
- Woodruff, Judy
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