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US-USSR Relations / Summit #95596

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 02, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(DC) USSR leader Mikhail Gorbachev reported responding to President Reagan's suggestion for summit this year [REAGAN - is encouraged.] President recalled first proposing summit in letter delivered by Vice President George Bush while attending Konstantin Chernenko's funeral. Role of Major Arthur Nicholson's death in East Germany recently in current US-USSR relations discussed; Reagan's comments today quoted on screen as example [Defense Secretary Caspar WEINBERGER - considers Nicholson's death a brutal murder.] Karyn Nicholson mentioned planting tree this morning in honor of husband; films shown. [REAGAN - feels next move is up to USSR .]
REPORTER: Steve Shepard

Koppel, Ted;
Shepard, Steve

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