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US-USSR Relations / Summit, Arms Talks #98492

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 19, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Geneva, Switzerland) Resumption of US-USSR arms talks here and relationship to upcoming Reagan-Gorbachev summit discussed; scenes shown. Positions of negotiators
REPORTER: Rick Inderfurth

Viktor Karpov and Max Kampelman noted. [KAMPELMAN - feels Soviet's new positions are important.] Mikhail Gorbachev's recent space weapons proposal, presented to Senator delegation visiting Moscow, reviewed; President Reagan recalled opposing compromise on Star Wars program. [Former negotiator Gerard SMITH - thinks President `s stance prevents progress.]

Inderfurth, Rick;
Jennings, Peter

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