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Military Weapons Issues / Mideast Arms Sale / Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (Salt) II #54115

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 04, 1978
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(Studio) Reporter John Scali's information on possible compromise in works between President Carter and Congress over proposed war plane sales to Israel, Egypt and Saudi Arabia detailed. Report on apparent compromise reached on another arms agreement, that between United States and USSR .
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(DC) State Department officials' reported on compromise between United States and USSR on SALT, with regard to reduction in number of long-range missiles and bombers and re: multiple warheads, include cruise missile, detailed. Remaining issues of restrictions on size and capabilities of missiles and of backfire bomber noted. Planned discussion of backfire at Carter-Brezhnev summit, which officials say could come this summer, stated.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Jarriel, Tom

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