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Vienna Summit #60108

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jun 18, 1979
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(Studio) Completion of Vienna summit and signing of Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II by President Carter and Leonid Brezhnev announced.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Vienna, Austria) Signing ceremony detailed, shown. [BREZHNEV (thru interpreter) - speaks about nuclear war deterrents.] [CARTER - says Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II is based on security needs of both ntns.] Brezhnev's hearing difficulty noted; Carter's departure for address to Congress tonight reported Films shown.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Force of Brezhnev's personality and speculations about his health examined; Soviet leaders' departure shown.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Vienna, Austria) Pol. significance of treaty for Brezhnev outlined; films shown
REPORTER: Charles Bierbauer

(Studio) Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II noted representative 1st agreement between United States and USSR to reduce nuclear arsenal.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) Basic pts. of Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II outlined on screen.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

(Studio) Press Secretary Jody Powell's Soviet counterpart, Leonid Zamyatin, noted agreeing to 1st interview.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Studio) [ZAMYATIN - (thru interpreter) discusses Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II treaty, Soviet dissidents, emigration from USSR .] Zamyatin quoted with regard to Cuban forces in Africa, USSR -supplied arms.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(Studio) Opponents to Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II reported going ahead with efforts to amend treaty despite warnings by Brezhnev with regard to consequences of such amendments. Carter's address to joint session of Congress tonight announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Reporter(s):
Bierbauer, Charles;
Donaldson, Sam;
Dunsmore, Barrie;
Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max;
Walters, Barbara
Duration:
00:11:00

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