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US-Canada Relations / Summit #542401

NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 18, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Quebec, Canada) Conclusion of summit here between President Reagan and Prime Min. Brian Mulroney noted focusing on new USSR leader Mikhail Gorbachev. [REAGAN - accuses USSR of violating treaties and human rights.] Reagan thought still desiring summit with Gorbachev; Canadians' reactions to Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger's statement on possibility of United States missile deployment here noted. [REAGAN - denies Weinberger made remark.] Later efforts of administration to rationalize Defense Secretary's comment described. Reagan and Mulroney mentioned signing agreements on new US-Canada trade and defense relationship [MULRONEY - bids Reagan farewell in English and French.] US-Canadian relations under Pierre Trudeau recalled. ["Toronto Star" spokesperson Richard GWIN - cites economy incentive for Canada to be friends with US.]
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

(Studio) [MULRONEY - discusses Reagan's attitude toward USSR and Gorbachev, implications of Weinberger's statement, acid rain.]
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Wallace, Chris

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