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Paris Summit #540503

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 03, 1985
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(Studio) Possible implications for President Reagan's November summit with Mikhail Gorbachev of latter's new arms control proposal, outlined during his current Paris summit, noted; status of United States and USSR nuclear missiles in Europe and Gorbachev call for separate USSR summit with France and Britain cited.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Paris, France) [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) presents his nuclear arms reduction proposals.] Details of plan outlined on screen, discussed; different impression left by Soviet officials at later news conference explained, illustrated. [Soviet NEGOTIATOR - comments.]
REPORTER: Jim Bittermann

(Studio) Britain's condition for meeting with USSR outlined; President Francois Mitterrand said discussing issue with Gorbachev tomorrow.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Cincinnati, Ohio) President Reagan's reaction to Gorbachev's offer featured; scenes shown. [REAGAN - dismisses substance of Soviet leader's proposal regarding missiles in Europe.] [Defense Secretary Caspar WEINBERGER - claims USSR missile advantage under plan.] [Brookings Institution spokesperson Helmut SONNENFELDT - believes USSR proposals are designed for public relations victories rather than genuine negotiations.]
REPORTER: Andrea Mitchell

(Studio) Gorbachev's effort to court West Europe described. [Former West German Chancellor Helmut SCHMIDT - doubts France or Britain will accept Soviet offer; discusses implications for Reagan's preparation for Geneva summit, Gorbachev's success in propaganda campaigns. in West Europe and US; notes Time magazine interview is example]
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Bittermann, Jim;
Brokaw, Tom;
Mitchell, Andrea

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