NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 08, 1985
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(Studio) USSR leader Mikhail Gorbachev's proposal to freeze nation's missiles in E. Europe if United States does same in west Europe and Reagan administration response, reported.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Moscow, USSR ) Official USSR reaction to Reagan administration's rejection described. [Representative Thomas O'NEILL - is encouraged over possible summit.] [Representative Robert MICHEL - anticipates summit this fall.] Gorbachev's approach to relations with United States examined.
REPORTER: Keith Miller
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REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Santa Barbara, California) Admin.'s reaction to arms reduction proposal of Kremlin discussed. [Courtesy "Today", national security adviser Robert McFARLANE - is disappointed; explains.] [Defense Secretary Caspar WEINBERGER - considers Gorbachev's proposal propaganda.] [Senator Carl LEVIN - explains canceling Senator delegation's trip to USSR due to aide being denied visa because of his critical report of USSR presence in Afghanistan.] Possible impact of issue on Reagan- Gorbachev summit and alternatives outlined on screen, discussed.
REPORTER: Andrea Mitchell
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