NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 31, 1985
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.
(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
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.