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US-USSR Relations / Arms Talks #540062

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 06, 1985
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(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

Kalb, Marvin;
Lloyd, Robin;
Mallory, Steve;
Palmer, John

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