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US-USSR Relations / Summit / Polls / Gorbachev #106870

ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 11, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Results of ABC News-"Washington Post" poll on handling of US-USSR summit given. Public relations abilities of Mikhail Gorbachev noted. Report introduced.

(E. Berlin: Barrie Dunsmore) Stopover by Gorbachev here to greet Warsaw Pact allies reported; details given, scenes shown. Mtg. with E. German leader Erich Honecker shown. Verification procedures resulting from summit reported approved by Warsaw Pact ntns. [E. German spokesperson Wolfgang MEYER - (thru translator) calls summit step of historic dimensions.] Issue of nuclear weapons in Europe detailed; scenes shown. Gorbachev said yet withdrawing any Soviet troops from E. Europe.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Polls results on INF treaty and cuts in strategic weapons given.

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Jennings, Peter

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