NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 29, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Senate reported delaying debate on INF treaty ratification. Report introduced.
(DC: Andrea Mitchell) United States and USSR scientists shown simulating joint nuclear test in Black Rock Desert, Nevada. Democratic Senate leaders reported expressing reservations with regard to INF treaty. [Senator Sam NUNN - says shouldn't rush into treaty ratification process.] Senator's problems listed on screen. [State Department spokesperson Charles REDMAN - comments on situation.] Administration officials noted asserting USSR will compromise. [Senator David BOREN - comments on treaty's loose ends.] Senator noted debating INF treaty days prior to Moscow, USSR , summit. [Last week, REAGAN - comments on strain lack of INF treaty ratification would create for summit.] White House officials reported accusing Senate Democrats of playing political game.
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