NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 17, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Palmer
(DC) Secretary of State George Shultz's reaction to USSR negotiator Viktor Karpov's criticism of United States attitude in current arms talks, especially on Star Wars issue, examined; Karpov quoted on screen. [Courtesy ABC's "This Wk.", SHULTZ - feels Karpov's comments don't bode well for negotiations.] [Courtesy "This Wk.", Soviet adviser Stanislaw MENSHIKOV - defs. government's position on space weapons.] Nuclear rhetoric and arms buildup by both ntns. noted continuing; White House, declaring honeymoon with new Soviet leadership is over, said offended by Kremlin's linkage of Soviet presence in Afghanistan with United States policy toward Nicaragua. National security adviser Robert McFarlane's criticism of USSR quoted.
REPORTER: Robin Lloyd
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