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Special Assignment (US-USSR Arms Talks) #92974

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 31, 1985
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(Studio) History of current Geneva arms talks, negotiators' advantages and disadvantages, examined; scenes shown. [US TEAM - discusses USSR opposition to Star Wars while developing its own space weapons program.] [US negotiator ambassador Max KAMPELMAN - explains necessary approach to talks with USSR .] [Former negotiator Paul WARNKE - cites limitations placed on negotiators during talks.] Effort of Paul Nitze and Soviet counterpart Yuri Kvitsinsky in 1982 to reach arms control agreement recalled scuttled by both United States and USSR ; details given. [Former negotiator Ralph EARLE - explains effect of political will on arms talks.] [KAMPELMAN - feels dialogue is crucial.]
REPORTER: Rick Inderfurth

Inderfurth, Rick

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