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US-USSR Relations / Arms Talks #540116

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 09, 1985
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[Bypassed introduction]

(New York City) Report introduced.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Secretary of State George Shultz's briefing of President Reagan and Vice President on his Geneva arms talks with USSR examined; films shown. [REAGAN - praises Shultz.] Shultz's alleged comment to President quoted on screen; issue of specifics for future talks and possibility that Max Kampelman will head United States negotiating team considered. [KAMPELMAN - acknowledges interest in job.] Contd. conflict between Shultz and Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger over space weapons plan mentioned; President's news conference tonight announced.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

(Studio) Reagan's role in resolving Shultz-Weinberger disagreement, his commitment to Star Wars proposal discussed.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw, Chris Wallace

(Studio) USSR foreign minister Andrei Gromyko's caution against optimism following Geneva mtgs. with Shultz and continued call for halt to arms race in space noted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Wallace, Chris

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