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US-USSR Relations / Missiles #81816

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 24, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Moscow, USSR ) President Yuri Andropov's warning to United States against deploying new nuclear missiles in West Europe examined. [Radio Moscow ANNOUNCER - claims deployment increases danger of catastrophe; remarks transcribed on screen.] Retaliatory actions listed by Andropov discussed; issue of Andropov's health mentioned. West Europe's attitude towards detente explained; impact of recent West German vote on missile deployment and Soviet walkout on arms talks in Geneva with regard to US-USSR relations considered.
REPORTER: Bob Zelnick

(DC) President Reagan's official response to national security adviser Robert McFarlane's briefing quoted on screen, discussed; predictability of recent USSR actions outlined, explained.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Robinson, Max;
Zelnick, Bob

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