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US-USSR Relations / Summit #554476

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 05, 1987
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(DC: Robin Lloyd) Issue of US-USSR long-range missile talks reported Protests for peace and nuclear disarmament at White House and Soviet embassy in DC reported; scenes shown. [Assistant Secretary of State Rozanne RIDGWAY - wants to avoid exaggerated expectations at summit.] [In radio address, President REAGAN - calls treaty to be signed good bargain.] Possibility of United States concessions to reach agreement on long-range weapons at summit meeting of Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev noted: possible delay of deployment of SDI/Star Wars weaponry and relaxation of demands with regard to land-based missiles. [Analyst Dimitri SIMES - says Reagan should avoid too many concessions.] Later summit meeting in Moscow mentioned.

Chung, Connie;
Lloyd, Robin

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