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Geneva Summit (Part VII: Space Weapons) #93154

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 12, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Moscow, USSR ) USSR 's concern over United States military, specifically President Reagan's Star Wars defense plan, also known as strategic defense initiative (SDI), discussed; illustrations shown. Pros and cons of program considered. [Mil. historian Michael HOWARD - thinks Sovs. fear being defeated in arms race.] [School for Advanced International Studies spokesperson Michael VLAHOS - notes USSR belief Star Wars will succeed.] [Paul NITZE - agrees.] Similar USSR concern over various United States missile projects reviewed. [Occidental College spokesperson Larry CALDWELL - claims USSR concern over possible United States first strike.] Significance of stealth aircraft development considered.
REPORTER: John McWethy

(Studio) Part VIII announced.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John
Duration:
00:05:40

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