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US-USSR Relations / Arms Talks #552585

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 11, 1987
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(Studio: Chris Wallace) US-USSR arms talks reported resuming in Geneva this week with new Soviet chief negotiator, Yuli Vorontsov.

(DC: Jim Miklaszewski) Significance of Viktor Karpov's replacement by Vorontsov and Soviet request that United States negotiator Max Kampelman be replaced as well discussed; scenes shown. [Courtesy "This Wk.", Defense Secretary Caspar WEINBERGER - dismisses USSR sincerity.] Issues scheduled for this year's agenda examined. [Former Defense Secretary Harold BROWN - is pessimistic.] Domestic political pressure on both Mikhail Gorbachev and President Reagan over SDI/Star Wars explained. [Senator Dan. QUAYLE - feels Congress is running out of patience on SDI/Star Wars.]

Miklaszewski, Jim;
Wallace, Chris

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