NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 30, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(New York City: Marvin Kalb) Terms of deal with USSR for release of Nicholas Daniloff in exchange for Gennady Zakharov, denied by President Reagan, examined; scenes shown. [REAGAN - denies link between releases.] [For. minister Eduard SHEVARDNADZE - (thru translator) notes agreement for their release.] [Yesterday, REAGAN - claims USSR blinked first.] [Today, REAGAN - regrets that remark.] [SHEVARDNADZE - (thru translator) denies Zakharov is spy.] Terms of agreement, include United States compromise on expulsions of some Soviet UN delegates, outlined, discussed; Secretary of State George Shultz recalled claiming UN expulsions were nonnegotiable. [Today, SHULTZ - cites United States willingness to compromise now.] [Senator David DURENBERGER - claims majority of Sovs. in United States are spies.] Dissident Yuri Orlov and wife mentioned released as part of deal; United States said originally demanding release of several dissidents. [Defector Arkady SHEVCHENKO - fears USSR will arrest American every time Soviet spy is arrested in United States now.]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) [Chief of staff Don. REGAN - defs. Reagan's agreement with Gorbachev on Iceland summit, Daniloff case; anticipates Iceland talks on arms control, United States summit.] Upcoming item announced.