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US-USSR Relations / Arms Control #95912

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 08, 1985
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[Bypassed introduction]

(NYC) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Santa Barbara, California) Reagan admin's response to USSR leader Mikhail Gorbachev's unilateral freeze on nuclear missiles in Europe examined. [National security adviser Robert McFARLANE - considers proposal disappointing.] Factors making Soviet- European freeze meaningless explained; current status of USSR nuclear warheads in Europe compared on map with that of US. [Defense Secretary Caspar WEINBERGER - dismisses Soviet freeze as propaganda.] [MAN - disagrees; explains.]
REPORTER: Steve Shepard

(Moscow, USSR ) Soviet media's attack on President Reagan's nuclear policy described; films shown. [Kremlin's United States adviser Georgi ARBATOV - considers Reagan's approach nonsense; explains.] [Representative Robert MICHEL - thinks Gorbachev is playing to European audience; cites Dutch and Belgium cases as exs.] [Representative Thomas O'NEILL - sees continuation of summit plans important.]
REPORTER: Walter Rodgers

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Rodgers, Walter;
Shepard, Steve
Duration:
00:03:40

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