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US-USSR Relations / Arms Control, Summit #558274

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 15, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(DC: Chris Wallace) President Reagan's meeting with USSR foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze to apparently prepare for Reagan-Gorbachev summit and major arms control agreement examined; details given, scenes shown. Shevardnadze and Secretary of State George Shultz reported signing agreement aimed at reducing risk of accidental nuclear war. [REAGAN - anticipates summit, arms agreement.] Reagan's letter to Gorbachev, to be delivered by Shevardnadze, outlined. [SHEVARDNADZE - (thru translator) cites lack of summit date, it's necessity.] [SHULTZ - is optimistic.] Issues discussed by Reagan and Shevardnadze, include SDI/Star Wars, reviewed. [Senator Sam NUNN - comments.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Wallace, Chris

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