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US-USSR Relations / Pre-Summit Maneuvers, Arms Control #540493

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 29, 1985
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(Studio) President Reagan's continued preparations for next month's Geneva summit with Mikhail Gorbachev noted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Kremlin's pre-summit maneuvering, focusing on arms control proposals, examined; scenes shown. [REAGAN - declines comment.] USSR 's latest proposal concerning radar stations of both countries outlined, discussed; United States noted claiming Soviet installation violates anti-ballistic missile treaty. [State Department spokesperson Bernard KALB - rejects acceptability of USSR proposal.] Possibility USSR will blunt human rights issue by allowing dissident Andrei Sakharov's wife to get medical treatment in the west considered. Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger's posturing mentioned; Senator Albert Gore quoted.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

Brokaw, Tom;
Wallace, Chris

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