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NATO / Missile Issue / Thatcher-Kohl Meeting #568235

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 30, 1989
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(Deidesheim, West Germany: Peter Kent) Clash between Britain's Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher and West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl over issue of whether or not to continue to have American nuclear missiles in Germany featured; scenes shown from NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) meeting in Deidesheim, West Germany. [THATCHER - says short-range weapons are vital.] Kohl's position of wanting to negotiate with USSR to reduce number of missiles detailed. Germans' fear of short-range nuclear war fought within German borders discussed. [Knut HEITMAN - discusses war with nuclear weapons.] [In HS, German STUDENTS - comment on nuclear weapons and USSR .] Efforts by Warsaw Pact ntns. to exploit public opinion explained. President Bush's position on issue noted.

Utley, Garrick;
Kent, Peter

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