× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (Salt) / United States Def. Developments #54196

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 01, 1978
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.

(Studio) Stalling of Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) talks apparently over USSR bomber on issue of future missile development stated. American intelligence officials' reports of Soviet development and deployment of new missile, called SSN-18; details given.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Defense Department film shown. United States abandonment of ICBM (intercontinental ballistic missile) defense, due to Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) I provisions and Soviet technological advances, noted. Report on little-known and understated United States program that has developed ability to build defense system against most advanced Soviet missiles. Simulations shown. Details of new defense developments given. Army's statement that all it needs is money and order to start building for program to go into effect noted.
REPORTER: Bill Wordham

Reporter(s):
Reynolds, Frank;
Wordham, Bill
Duration:
00:03:10

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:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.