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US-USSR Arms Talks #82483

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 08, 1983
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(Studio) USSR reported breaking off START talks in Geneva; their walkout on medium range arms talks recently recalled.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Geneva, Switzerland) USSR suspension of START talks examined; films shown. [US negotiator Edward ROWNY - reads statement on event.] START talks said stalling over United States build-down proposal; details given.
REPORTER: Walter Rodgers

(Moscow, USSR ) Soviet demand for substantive changes in United States position before resuming START talks examined; USSR suspension of medium range arms talks last month following West German Bundestag's vote to deploy new United States missiles recalled.
REPORTER: Bob Zelnick

(Studio) President Reagan's reaction to USSR suspension of START talks mentioned.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter;
Rodgers, Walter;
Zelnick, Bob

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