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Reagan / USSR -US Relations / Inf Treaty #558896

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jan 25, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(DC: John Cochran) Senators reported voicing reservations regarding INF treaty. [Senator Robert DOLE - comments on treaty.] Dole and Senate Foreign Relations Committee noted opposing "killer" amendments to treaty; details given. USSR general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev mentioned refusing treaty if amendments attached. [Senator Jesse HELMS - condemns treaty.] Helms quoted. Reagan administration spokesperson quoted. Warhead issue illustration [Secretary of State George SHULTZ - says doesn't know if USSR warheads interchangeable.] Helms shown producing classified document asserting USSR lied about missile number. [SHULTZ - refuses comment.] Senator Joseph Biden quoted. [SHULTZ - says hopes to persuade Helms.] [Voice of BIDEN - wishes Shultz good luck.] Helms and Reagan mentioned.

Brokaw, Tom;
Cochran, John

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