ABC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 07, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
(Moscow, USSR ) Mikhail Gorbachev's willingness to meet with President Reagan, announced in "Pravda" as well as his freeze on deployment of USSR missiles in E. Europe, examined; details outlined on screen, discussed; apparent propagandistic motive of freeze announcement considered. Gorbachev's warning to Europeans not to become involved in Reagan's Star Wars program described.
REPORTER: Walter Rodgers
(Santa Barbara, California) Reagan administration's response to Soviet freeze discussed; deputy press secretary Larry Speakes quoted on screen. Status of United States and USSR missile deployment outlined, explained. National security adviser Robert McFarlane mentioned notifying President of Gorbachev's announcement.
REPORTER: Sheilah Kast
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