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US-USSR Relations / Arms Control #530716

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 03, 1983
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Bypassed Introduction

(Studio) USSR leader Yuri Andropov's apparent willingness to reconsider approach to arms control in Europe outlined.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Moscow, USSR ) Andropov said using visit of East German leader Erich Honecker as platform for arms reduction remarks; his comments outlined on screen, discussed. Films shown. Andropov's December proposal recalled; current status of USSR warheads aimed at Western Europe cited.
REPORTER: Steve Mallory

(Studio) White House reaction to Andropov's statement noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Admin. official quoted on screen; significance of Andropov's offer outlined on screen, discussed. [March 30, President REAGAN - hopes for interim agreement with USSR .]
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

Mallory, Steve;
Mudd, Roger;
Wallace, Chris

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