NBC Evening News for Saturday, May 04, 1985
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. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.
(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
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:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.