NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 07, 1984
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(Studio) High United States interest rates and international oil crisis said topics of discussion as econ. summit opens in London, England.
REPORTER: John Palmer
(London, England) Probable ineffectiveness of summit despite economy and pol. problems discussed by leaders noted; films shown. [President REAGAN - cites need for allied unity in event of Persian Gulf oil crisis.] Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher said seeking statement condemning terrorism; Libyan embassy terrorist recalled recently murdering London police ofr. USSR dissident Andrei Sakharov's stepdaughter mentioned meeting with summit participants today. [Tatyana YANKELEVICH - thinks summit could help parents.] Issue of high United States interest rates' impact on other ntns. noted. [Chancellor Helmut KOHL - comments in German.] [REAGAN - jokes about Kohl's response.]
REPORTER: Chris Wallace