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US-USSR Relations / Summit Issue #537599

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 17, 1984
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(Studio) Senator Howard Baker, calling for annual US-USSR summits, noted supporting President Reagan's latest stance on issue.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(DC) [Thursday, REAGAN - claims willingness to meet with Konstantin Chernenko even if US-USSR arms negotiations aren't resumed.] John Kennedy-Nikita Khrushchev's summit recalled; films shown. [Courtesy ABC's "This Wk.", Lieutenant General Brent SCOWCROFT - believes President recognizes usefulness of new appearance of willingness but hasn't really changed his position.] [BAKER - thinks Reagan is sincere.] [Soviet expert Dmitri SIMES - feels US-USSR relations are at all-time worst; explains.] [Soviet expert James BILLINGTON - disagrees.]
REPORTER: Steve Hurst

Hurst, Steve;
Palmer, John

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