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US-USSR Relations / New Yr's. Speeches #100735

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 31, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Jarriel) Report introduced.

(Palm Springs, California: Sheilah Kast) President Reagan's New Yr's. speech to USSR , broadcast on Voice of America due to Mikhail Gorbachev's denial of his request to appear on Soviet TV, featured; details given, scenes shown. [Voice of REAGAN - praises year's peace dvts. of United States and USSR , progress in human rights.] President said referring to Andrei Sakharov. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) cites desire for peace.] Reagan's omission of reference to nuclear testing and SDI/Star Wars explained.

Jarriel, Tom;
Kast, Sheilah

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