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Geneva Arms Talks / USSR Walkout #527644

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 23, 1983
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(Studio) USSR reported walking out of Geneva arms talks with United States following arrival of new Pershing II missiles in West Germany.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Geneva, Switzerland) Soviet walkout examined; films shown. [US negotiator Paul NITZE - hopes USSR negotiators return.] Demonstration of anti-nuclear protesters calling for continuation of talks reported, shown. Resumption of START talks next Tuesday mentioned.
REPORTER: Paul Miller

(Studio) President Reagan's response to USSR walkout quoted. [REAGAN - is disappointed, but not surprised by events.]
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Moscow, USSR ) USSR threats to halt talks if new United States missiles were deployed in West Europe recalled; Yuri Andropov's comments reviewed. Media's coverage of talks' termination noted. [USSR radio ANNOUNCER - reports breakoff of negotiations.] Bdcst. here of "The Day After" and media's response discussed.
REPORTER: Steve Mallory

Brokaw, Tom;
Mallory, Steve;
Miller, Paul

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