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US-USSR Relations / Pre-Summit Maneuvers #93225

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 15, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) In apparent pre-summit maneuver, USSR ambassador Anatoly Dobrynin reported announcing approval of exit visas for several Sovs. whose spouses live in the West [Speaker Thomas O'NEILL - wishes President Reagan good luck at summit.] Contd. preparations for summit in Geneva mentioned, shown. [Soviet central committee spokesperson Georgi ARBATOV - hopes Mikhail Gorbachev will respond to reporter's inquiry regarding his viewing of old Ronald Reagan films; notes his movies are B-rated.] [REAGAN - claims Sovs. have never seen "King's Row."] Scenes shown courtesy MGM/UA.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) "ABC News-Washington Post" poll of Reagan's approval rate prior to summit reported.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(NYC) Specific poll findings outlined on screen, discussed; public's response to Star Wars noted. [PEOPLE - express their opinions on various foreign affairs issues.]
REPORTER: Lynn Sherr

Donaldson, Sam;
Jennings, Peter;
Sherr, Lynn

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