Search the Archive

US-USSR Relations / Arms Talks #540062

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 06, 1985
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Geneva, Switzerland) Arrival here of Secretary of State George Shultz and USSR for. minister Andrei Gromyko for tomorrow's arms talks featured; films shown. [SHULTZ - hopes new negotiations will result from mtgs.] [GROMYKO - wants to prevent arms race in space.] Role of President Reagan's Star Wars proposals in negotiations considered; basis of concept explained.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) President Konstantin Chernenko's warning against space weapons buildup noted.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Moscow, USSR ) "Pravda's" publication of Chernenko's first public comments on arms talks outlined on screen, discussed. [Voice of Radio Moscow ANNOUNCER - calls for United States-USSR cooperation; remarks transcribed on screen.] Soviet public's attitude toward negotiations described. [WOMAN - fears Star Wars program.]
REPORTER: Steve Mallory

(Studio) Reagan's commitment to Star Wars proposal mentioned.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(DC) Admin.'s public relations campaign to win domestic support for Star Wars theme discussed; White House strategy outlined. Reagan quoted in government pamphlet released soon. [General Brent SCOWCROFT (ret.) - is skeptical of Star Wars approach.] Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger, Henry Kissinger mentioned among those supporting concept; Kissinger, appearing on "Face the Nation" today, quoted on screen. Possible tactical basis of administration's hard-line public stance considered.
REPORTER: Robin Lloyd

(Studio) Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: John Palmer

Reporter(s):
Kalb, Marvin;
Lloyd, Robin;
Mallory, Steve;
Palmer, John
Duration:
00:06:40

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.