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US-USSR Relations / Arms Race #78189

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 18, 1982
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) USSR President Leonid Brezhnev reported welcoming President Reagan's call for arms negotiations; details given, films shown.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Moscow, USSR ) Brezhnev's allegations outlined, discussed; film shown. Brezhnev's counterproposals outlined on screen; Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II mentioned.
REPORTER: Anne Garrels

(DC) [REAGAN - comments on Brezhnev speech.] Reaction to Brezhnev's proposals examined. [Secretary of State Alexander HAIG - rejects arms freeze proposal.] [Courtesy "Good Morning America", Vice President George BUSH - welcomes talks.] Possible time frame in reaching new arms limitations considered.

(Studio) Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Studio) Item recapped at end of broadcast

Garrels, Anne;
Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max

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