Limited Nuclear Response

Brezhnev's answer to Reagan's arms plan may be a start for START

With golden medals glimmering on the breast of his dark suit, Soviet President Leonid Brezhnev slowly made his way though the lilacs and carnations to the podium. "Glory! Glory!" chanted 6,000 exultant members of the Young Communist League as their ailing leader, in his deep and slurred growl, began to speak. But a dramatic hush descended over the Kremlin's Palace of Congresses when Brezhnev reached the heart of his 35-minute address. The Komsomol delegates knew, as did Washington and the rest of...

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