NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 16, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(DC) USSR President Konstantin Chernenko's written responses to reporter's questions, submitted through ambassador Anatoly Dobrynin, on US-USSR relations and issue of summit with President Reagan discussed; White House response considered. Chernenko's remarks on arms talks, detente quoted on screen. Reagan's perception of detente and Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) I and II reviewed. [Secretary of State George SHULTZ - welcomes Chernenko's stmts., is optimistic over progress in US-USSR relations]
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb
(Studio) USSR confusion over Reagan's proposal for "umbrella" negotiations, White House lack of clarification of arms control "czar" concept discussed.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw, Marvin Kalb