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US-USSR Relations / Congressional Delegation, Summit #95383

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 10, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Moscow, USSR ) Mikhail Gorbachev's meeting here today with Congress delegation featured; Representative Thomas O'Neill noted carrying personal letter to Gorbachev from President Reagan. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) discusses United States 2-party.system.] Issues covered in meeting listed. [O'NEILL - describes his reaction to Gorbachev.] Representative Robert Michel's analysis of encounter outlined; Representative Silvio Conte's response to Gorbachev remark quoted.
REPORTER: Walter Rodgers

(Studio) Secretary of State George Shultz and Soviet foreign minister Andrei Gromyko mentioned mtg. next month in Vienna, Austria; details given.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Santa Barbara, California) Possible Reagan-Gorbachev summit examined; scenes from past summits shown. [National security adviser Robert McFARLANE - tries to dampen expectations for any Reagan-Gorbachev summit.] McFarlane's definition of and requirements for summit, versus "mtg.," outlined on screen. [McFARLANE - offers rationalization of administration's new attitude toward summit.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Jennings, Peter;
Rodgers, Walter

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