NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 11, 1983
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(Studio) President Reagan reported altering stance on arms reduction with USSR .
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Reagan said offering concessions on arms control to save MX missile program; his letter to key House members outlined on screen, discussed. House subcommittee on defense appropriations noted voting for MX missile funding. [Representative Jack EDWARDS, Joseph ADDABBO - debate MX.] "Build-down" issue considered. [REAGAN - supports build-down.] Focus of administration's concern over USSR stance on build-down mentioned. [Senator William COHEN - won't support MX without builddown.] "Build-down" defined as involving replacement of old weapons by new ones, instead of supplementing old weapons with new ones.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace
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