NBC Evening News for Saturday, Oct 26, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Connie Chung
(DC) Reagan administration's self-satisfaction with President's public relations maneuvers at United Nations this week, claiming advance over Mikhail Gorbachev's pre-summit posturing on arms control, examined; scenes shown. [In weekly radio address, President REAGAN - claims allies support his position.] Opposite assessment of administration's public relations campaign among Congress cited. [Representative Stan LUNDINE - thinks administration is in disarray and lacks coherent strategy.] [Senator Claiborne PELL - accuses President's aides of trying to sabotage Soviet arms control proposal.] International criticism of Reagan's United Nations speech said illustrated by "London Financial Times", quoted on screen ["London Observer" spokesperson Simon HOGGERT - believes Reagan has failed to develop initiative to move summit along.] USSR 's "Washington Post" ad described, shown.
REPORTER: Robin Lloyd