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Nuclear Disarmament #524110

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 15, 1982
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(Studio) Message of USSR President Leonid Brezhnev, read to United Nations General Assembly by for. minister Andrei Gromyko, reported pledging not to be 1st to use nuclear weapons.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(New York City) [GROMYKO - (thru translator) announces pledge.] Details of Brezhnev's proposals outlined. [GROMYKO - (thru translator) conts. address.] President Reagan noted addressing General Assembly Thursday
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Dismissal of Gromyko pledge by United States officials examined; Secretary of State Alexander Haig, paying condolence visit to Saudi Arabian embassy, reported dismissing USSR pledge. [HAIG - claims it's not new position.] [April 6, 1982, HAIG - explains NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) rejection of such proposals.] Possible Soviet exploitation of growing anti-nuclear movement considered.
REPORTER: Bernard Kalb

(Studio) Reaction of United States delegation at United Nations described.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Brokaw, Tom;
Kalb, Bernard;
McLaughlin, Bill;
Mudd, Roger

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