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London / Economy Summit #537973

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 09, 1984
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(Studio) Major demonstration reported greeting London economy summit's final session.
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(London, England) Demonstration protesting United States nuclear policy in Europe, incl. confrontations with President Reagan's motorcade at Buckingham Palace, examined; films shown. Summit's joint statement reaffirming missile deployment, calling on USSR to resume arms negotiations noted. [Secretary State George SHULTZ - considers concessions to those who walk out of talks a mistake.] Pressure on Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher following recent murder of London police ofr. by Libyan embassy official recalled; summit's policy on terrorism outlined on screen, discussed. [THATCHER - defs. summit's unity against terrorism.] Conf.'s remarks on Persian Gulf crisis mentioned.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(London, England) Summit's economy decisions examined. [THATCHER - fears rising interest rates and inflation will negate international economy recovery.] [Treasury Secretary Don. REGAN - describes summit's atmosphere when discussing interest rates and deficits; acknowledges failure of summit to set date for trade negotiations.] Summit's economy agreements listed on screen. [THATCHER - claims conference has clear plan of action for next year] Relative economy ineffectiveness of summits since their inception in 1974 and political gains garnered by participants considered.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine

Reporter(s):
Chung, Connie;
Levine, Irving R.;
Wallace, Chris
Duration:
00:04:50

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