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US-USSR Relations / Arms Talks #92502

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 07, 1985
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(Studio) Andrei Gromyko's historical role as Soviet negotiator, beginning during Franklin Roosevelt's administration, reviewed; his relationship with Nikita Khrushchev and current status in Politburo with Konstantin Chernenko noted. No. United States secys. state prior to George Shultz with whom Gromyko has dealt mentioned. [Henry KISSINGER - describes Gromyko's negotiating style, his own approach to Gromyko.] Films of Gromyko with former US secys. state shown.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Geneva, Switzerland) Commentary concerns failure of arms control negotiating process; past treaties, Richard Nixon, Kissinger mentioned.
REPORTER: George Will

(Studio) Wife of USSR dissident Anatoly Shcharansky, Avital, convicted of spying for United States several years ago, noted in Geneva claiming United States promised to raise issue of husband's release during arms negotiations.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Will, George
Duration:
00:05:50

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