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US-USSR Relations / Summit / Gorbachev #107282

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 06, 1987
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Itinerary tomorrow for Mikhail Gorbachev reported; his mtg. with Great Britain's Prime. Min. Margaret Thatcher on way to US mentioned. Report introduced.

(DC: Walter Rodgers) Route of Gorbachev motorcade from airport to DC reported; details given, scenes and map shown. Gorbachev's perceptions of United States and Americans detailed. [Ex-US ambassador to USSR Arthur HARTMAN - discusses Gorbachev's misconceptions on decision-making.] Gorbachev's view of President Reagan as pawn of military-ind. complex stated. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) says president not free to cut arms.] Anti-American propaganda reported shown nightly on Soviet TV; scenes shown. [REAGAN - believes Gorbachev believes propaganda about US.] Gorbachev's resentment of United States moral and spiritual values reported; Gorbachev interview with Tom Brokaw quoted.

Donaldson, Sam;
Rodgers, Walter

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