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US-USSR Relations / Arms Talks #92520

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 08, 1985
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(Studio) Secrecy surrounding US-USSR arms talks noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Geneva, Switzerland) Physical conditions and atmosphere of diplomacy mtgs. such as that between George Shultz and Andrei Gromyko examined; number US presidents Gromyko's translator has dealt with mentioned.
REPORTER: Pierre Salinger

(Studio) Soviet spokesperson's interpretation of talks quoted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) Results of ABC poll of American public opinion of Shultz-Gromyko talks outlined on screen, discussed. [PEOPLE - support negotiations; debate President Reagan's Star Wars proposal.] President Reagan's job approval ratings for foreign affairs compared to those immediately following United States invasion of Grenada.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

(Studio) Henry Kissinger quote recalled. Commentary concerns Gromyko's alleged reaction to Shultz's stance on Reagan's Star Wars plan, United States space weapons plan in general Issue of USSR commitment to arms reduction considered.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings, George Will

Will, George;
Jennings, Peter;
Salinger, Pierre;
Serafin, Barry

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