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US-USSR Relations / Arms Talks #540079

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jan 07, 1985
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(Studio) Secretary of State George Shultz and USSR foreign minister Andrei Gromyko noted beginning arms talks here today; films shown. [GROMYKO and SHULTZ - joke with each other.] [Cyrus VANCE, Senator Sam NUNN - caution against high expectations.] USSR walkout at last arms talks with United States here reviewed; USSR concern over deployment of new United States missiles in west Europe and Pres Reagan's Star Wars plan discussed. Issues scheduled for discussion between Shultz and Gromyko outlined. [NUNN - thinks United States has edge due to Soviet fears of our advanced weapons technology.] Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) I and II mentioned; current status of nuclear arsenal for both countries mentioned. [VANCE - believes progress is feasible; notes seriousness of problem created by technology surpassing political process.]
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Geneva, Switzerland) United States and USSR delegations here examined; films shown. [SHULTZ - explains size of United States team.] Arms control experience of Shultz, Paul Nitze, General Edward Rowney compared to Soviet representatives Gromyko, Anatoly Dobrynin, Viktor Karpov; Gromyko's political career noted. USSR foreign minister said wanting as well to discuss upcoming 40th anniversary of V.E. Day with Shultz.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) President Reagan's scheduled news conference Wednesday announced.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Studio) Upcoming item.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Kalb, Marvin

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