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ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 22, 1979
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(Studio) State Department said denying Moscow reports that United States Ambassador Malcolm Toon has reservations with regard to Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II. Senator ratification debate considered.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Jacob Javits, Gary Hart, Frank Church, Alan Cranston, John Culver said treaty supporters. [CULVER, HART, CHURCH - argue for Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II.] 1979 loss of spy site in Iran noted. [Barry GOLDWATER - says verification does not worry him so much as it does some.] Backfire bomber cited. [CULVER - notes similar United States weapons.] Heavy missiles as issue considered. [Voice of HART - notes undesirability of heavy missiles.] Limitations of nuclear warheads on missiles and dismantling of some USSR hardware said big argument for Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II. [CHURCH - stresses this argument.] Senator changes in Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II said expected.
REPORTER: Catherine Mackin

Mackin, Catherine;
Reynolds, Frank

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