NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 27, 1983
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(Studio) Opening of START talks in Geneva between United States and USSR today reported.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Geneva, Switzerland) United States representative Paul Nitze's presentation of United States concept of Zero Option and USSR response noted. [NITZE - is not locked into Zero Option.] Credibility issue at stake explained; importance of arms control issue in West German pols. examined. Difference in President Reagan's treatment of West German opposition party leader Hans Jochen Vogel and that given by USSR leader Yuri Andropov noted; Vogel's call for United States compromise with USSR said supported by Chancellor Helmut Kohl. Andropov's outmaneuvering of Reagan considered. Vice President George Bush's upcoming visit to Europe discussed.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley