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US-USSR Relations / Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty, SDI/Star Wars, Nunn #555046

NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 09, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) United States and USSR interpretations of anti-ballistic missile treaty's bearing on President Reagan's planned SDI/Star Wars tests explained; Senator Sam Nunn's threat of Congress cuts in SDI/Star Wars budget noted. [NUNN - discusses his job on Senator Armed Services Committee] [Senator Alan SIMPSON - praises Nunn.] Nunn's personal background reviewed. [NUNN - explains his admiration of George Wallace.] [Representative John LEWIS - praises Nunn.] [NUNN - cites paradox in opportunity for US-USSR arms control versus administration's confusion; defs. supporting President Reagan on occasion; mentions Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford.]

Brokaw, Tom

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