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US-USSR Relations / Arms Control Issues #562126

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 10, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) White House official quoted with regard to ratification of INF treaty. Report introduced.

(DC: Chris Wallace) [State Department spokesperson Charles REDMAN - says verification problems will be solved.] Senators reported delaying INF treaty debate until verification problems resolved. [Senator Robert BYRD - comments on treaty.] Senators reported claiming USSR reneging on verification provisions of treaty; details given, scenes shown. [Senator James EXON - comments on situation.] Secretary of State George Shultz and USSR foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze reported meeting in Switzerland to discuss treaty problems; Shevardnadze quoted. White House officials' reasons for wanting treaty signed prior to Moscow summit given. [American Enterprise Institution spokesperson Richard PERLE - says administration rushed signing of treaty.] Senators quoted.

Brokaw, Tom;
Wallace, Chris

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