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NBC Evening News for Monday, Dec 16, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Moscow: John Dancy) Secretary of State James Baker's meetings today with Russian President Boris Yeltsin, Soviet defense minister Yevgeny Shaposhnikov, and President Mikhail Gorbachev featured; scenes shown. US worries about nuclear weapons scattered throughout the republics, Yeltsin's announcement that nuclear weapons will be under a single unified command and his statement that Byelorussia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan will become non-nuclear republics reported; map shown. [YELTSIN - (thru translator) comments on spread of nuclear weapons technology.] [BAKER - says he feels reassured.] Scenes shown of press conference of Baker and Soviet foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Interview held with Senator Sam Nunn. [NUNN - comments on dismantling Soviet tactical nuclear weapons, Yeltsin's assurances, volatile nature of USSR situation, nuclear attack threat, spread of nuclear weapons technology.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Dancy, John

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