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Economy Summit #543946

NBC Evening News for Saturday, May 04, 1985
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(Studio) President Reagan's failure to achieve all goals at economy summit as it ended today reported; President Francois Mitterrand mentioned remaining opposed to setting date for international trade talks.
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(Bonn, West Germany) Summit's outcome examined; films shown. [REAGAN - will be persuasive.] [Prime Min. Brian MULRONEY - cites group's efforts.] Mulroney mentioned acting as liaison between Reagan and Mitterrand on trade talks issue. [Chancellor Helmut KOHL - (thru translator) cites majority of summit leaders support 1986 talks.] [MITTERRAND - (thru translator) defs. his isolated stance.] [Treasury Secretary James BAKER - will negotiate with countries willing to meet next year.] [KOHL - (thru translator) denies Reagan's Star Wars plan adversely affects European alliance.] [Secretary of State George SHULTZ - acknowledges everyone's fatigue; jokes about boredom.] Reagan's upcoming speech at Bergen-Belsen said designed to overshadow earlier stop at Bitburg cemetery.
REPORTER: Andrea Mitchell

(Bonn, West German) Domestic political factors underlying Mitterrand's position on setting date for trade talks examined; one French farmer's (named) situation cited as example [BAKER - cites President's pleasure at outcome of other summit issues.] Primary issues targeted at Reagan, Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher, Prime Min. Yasuhiro Nakasone, Kohl, Mitterrand, Mulroney, Bettino Craxi listed. [SHULTZ - comments on possible success of agreements.] Reagan's objectives for summit recalled.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine

(Studio) Anti-US demonstration in Bonn protesting summit detailed, shown.
REPORTER: Connie Chung

Reporter(s):
Chung, Connie;
Levine, Irving R.;
Mitchell, Andrea
Duration:
00:04:50

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