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US-USSR Relations / Gorbachev #92579

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 01, 1985
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(Studio) Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher's assessment of Mikhail Gorbachev during his visit to Great Britain recalled. Gorbachev's orchestration of pre-summit arms control propaganda maneuvers and President Reagan's effort to counter his public relations gains reviewed. [Representative Thomas O'NEILL - notes Gorbachev's strengths.] [Zbigniew BRZEZINSKI - accuses US media of being enamored of Gorbachev.] [REAGAN - dismisses public relations campaigns.] [Rand/University of California at Los Angeles Soviet Studies Center spokesperson Arnold HORELICK considers effect of Paris summit on US.] ["For. Affairs" editor William HYLAND - notes France's opposition to Star Wars.] [BRZEZINSKI - anticipates Soviet strategy with France.] [HYLAND - thinks Gorbachev's French visit is beginning of program to rebuild USSR presence in west Europe.]
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter

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