NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 16, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(DC: Chris Wallace) Apparent movement in United States-USSR arms control negotiations examined; details given, scenes shown. [For. minister Eduard SHEVARDNADZE - (thru translator) cites Soviet goal.] [State Department spokesperson Bernard KALB - dismisses United States focus on nuclear testing moratorium.] Upcoming talks on President Reagan's decision to halt compliance with Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II noted. [Arms Control Agency director Ken. ADELMAN - accuses USSR of cheating.] [Former arms negotiator Gerard SMITH - thinks United States isn't serious.] [President REAGAN - attacks USSR occupation of Afghanistan.] Issue dividing President's aides mentioned. [SHEVARDNADZE - (thru translator) hopes for productive summit.]