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US-USSR Relations / Arms Talks #540097

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 08, 1985
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(Studio) Secretary of State George Shultz and USSR foreign minister Andrei Gromyko reported concluding negotiations on future arms talks. [SHULTZ - outlines agreement reached with USSR ; cautions against undue expectations.] Both men said discussing human rights violations in USSR as well as arms control. [SHULTZ - discusses President Reagan's commitment to Star Wars plan, joint statement agreed upon with Gromyko, his and Gromyko's negotiating stance.]
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Geneva, Switzerland) Discord within Reagan administration over approach to United States-USSR arms control examined; arguments of Shultz, national security adviser Robert McFarlane, James Baker against Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger, CIA dir. William Casey, outgoing United Nations ambassador Jeane Kirkpatrick and Capitol Hill conservatives discussed. [Mil. expert Edward LUTTWAK - notes conservatives' continued reaction to past USSR violations of arms treaties.] [Brookings Institution spokesperson Helmut SONNENFELDT - cites United States history of poor discipline without strong presidential leadership as basis of concern over Star Wars approach.]
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

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

(Studio) Upcoming items.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Kalb, Marvin

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