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Bush Summit / NATO Meeting / Bush Plan / USSR Reaction #568757

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 30, 1989
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) President Bush reported announcing arms control proposal in West Germany. (Note: audio trouble occurs 5:30:20-5:30:50) Report introduced.

(Bonn, West Germany: John Cochran) United States-W. Germany compromise discussed; USSR mentioned. [Helmut KOHL - (thru translator) comments on initiative.] [BUSH -comments on compromise.] [Secretary of State James BAKER - says Europe will never be totally disarmed of nuclear weapons.] British Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher noted supportive of Bush. [BUSH - praises United States-W. German relations]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw, John Dancy) Bush's strategy toward USSR discussed; Baker quoted with regard to USSR general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : Bob Abernethy) USSR reaction to Bush's plan examined. [For. minister Eduard SHEVARDNADZE, PEOPLE - (thru translator) praise Bush proposal and comment on economy] Gorbachev quoted with regard to USSR defense budget; scenes shown of troops returning to USSR .

Abernethy, Bob;
Brokaw, Tom;
Cochran, John

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