NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 31, 1985
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(Studio) USSR President Konstantin Chernenko, in written statement to CNN, rptd condemning President Reagan's Star Wars program; details given Aide's remark on Chernenko's health mentioned.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(DC) Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairperson Richard Lugar reported staging major review of United States foreign policy; those testifying listed. [Defense Secretary Caspar WEINBERGER - comments on MX missile.] [Secretary of State George SHULTZ - discusses use of force to back up diplomacy, expected increase in terrorism in Mideast, West Europe and Latin America; describes United States aggression in Nicaragua as "freedom fight."] [Senator Claiborne PELL - notes one country's terrorist is another's freedom fighter.] [SHULTZ - responds.]
REPORTER: John Dancy