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US-USSR Relations / Pre-Summit Maneuvering, Arms Control #540546

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 31, 1985
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(Studio) President Reagan's latest arms control proposal as part of pre-summit maneuvering with USSR examined; details given, outlined on screen.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) President's effort to regain propaganda initiative with arms proposal noted. [REAGAN - summarizes plan.] Specifics of proposal outlined on screen, discussed. [REAGAN - wants non-nuclear defense explored; notes gains with recent USSR counterproposal.] West allies said pressing for new United States offer at United Nations last week to counter Gorbachev's public relations victories; USSR foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze thought submitting agreement-in-principle to Reagan last week. [REAGAN - is optimistic over upcoming summit.] Reagan's interview with Soviet journalists today mentioned. [Tass reporter Gennadiy SHISHKIN - dismisses significance of interview.]
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

(Studio) President's continued commitment to Star Wars and possible effect on effort to reach arms control agreement considered.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw, Chris Wallace

Brokaw, Tom;
Wallace, Chris

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