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US-USSR Relations / Arms Control #98945

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 15, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) White House response to Mikhail Gorbachev's latest arms control proposal reported

(Moscow, USSR : Walter Rodgers) Gorbachev's proposal outlined, discussed. [Soviet television REPORTER - (thru translator) announces leader's offer, hinging on mutual US-USSR renunciation of Star Wars research.]

(DC: Sam Donaldson) [White House press spokesperson Larry SPEAKES - notes President Reagan's willingness to discuss issue.] President's statement in response to letter received from Gorbachev today quoted on screen, discussed. [Senator John WARNER - is encouraged by both leaders public attitudes.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) [Secretary of State George SHULTZ - discusses strengths and weaknesses of Gorbachev's plan, verification issue, positions of British and French, quotes Reagan.]

Donaldson, Sam;
Jennings, Peter;
Rodgers, Walter

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