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US-USSR Relations / Summit #553905

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Nov 28, 1987
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Signing of medium-range missile treaty at upcoming United States-USSR summit mentioned. Report introduced.

(Santa Barbara, California: Robin Lloyd) Outline of plan to limit long-range missiles at recent Geneva talks between Secretary of State George Shultz and USSR for. minister Eduard Shevardnadze reported Tenets of plan outlined on screen. Lack of response to this Soviet plan by President Reagan noted. Focus of Reagan's radio address reported to be seeking Senator support for medium-range missile treaty. [REAGAN - calls for stringent verification plan.] [Ex-assistant Defense Secretary Richard PERLE - says broader inspection plan needed.] Inspection aspects of treaty detailed. Conservatives' response to administration statement that verification will work reported [Senator Orrin HATCH - approves verification plan.] Problem of conservatives' support for long-range missile proposals mentioned.

Chung, Connie;
Lloyd, Robin

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