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US-USSR Relations / Pre-Summit Maneuvers #540402

NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 25, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(New York City) Secretary of State George Shultz's decision to meet with Mikhail Gorbachev in Moscow prior to next month's Reagan-Gorbachev summit examined; scenes shown. [For. minister Eduard SHEVARDNADZE - (thru translator) explains purpose of Shultz's trip.] [SHULTZ - notes major differences needing resolution.] [Courtesy "Today", chief of staff Don. REGAN - cites need for progress in preparation for summit.] Agenda for Geneva summit so far outlined on screen, discussed.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Public relations competition by Reagan and Gorbachev in anticipation of summit discussed; scenes shown. [Prime Min. Yasuhiro NAKASONE - (thru translator) is optimistic over prospects of nuclear weapons reduction at summit.] Divs. with administration over arms control proposals of Gorbachev noted illustrated by recent comments of Paul Nitze and Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger. [Courtesy "Today", REGAN - acknowledges differences within admin.] President's pre- and post- summit public relations blitz described.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

Brokaw, Tom;
Kalb, Marvin;
Wallace, Chris

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