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Arms Reduction #523996

NBC Evening News for Sunday, May 09, 1982
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(Studio) President Reagan noted proposing arms reduction talks with USSR .
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Eureka, Illinois) President's commencement address to Eureka College, Illinois, noted focusing on arms reduction talks (START). [REAGAN - notes focus of efforts.] Details of Reagan plan outlined on screen. [REAGAN - hopes for agreement with USSR .] President said repenting desire to arrange summit with Leonid Brezhnev; details given.
REPORTER: Andrea Mitchell

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(DC) Motive behind President Reagan announcing his arms reduction proposals at this time examined. Role of anti-nuclear movement on international scale in timing noted. [Edmund MUSKIE - favors return to Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II agreement.] Details of President's proposal outlined; Secretary of State Alexander Haig noted already discussing Reagan's proposals with ambassador Anatoly Dobrynin.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Kalb, Marvin;
Mitchell, Andrea;
Savitch, Jessica

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