ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 02, 1988
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(Studio: Barry Serafin) Report introduced.
(Moscow, USSR : Walter Rodgers) Expectations for new year in USSR reported; details given, scenes shown. Econ. reforms planned by Mikhail Gorbachev and people's complaints about them detailed. [London School of Oriental and Asian Studies spokesperson Martin McAULEY - discusses difficulty of change in USSR .] [In New Yr.'s address, GORBACHEV - (thru translator) admits economy problems.] Success of Gorbachev's foreign policy of detente with Europe and United States mentioned.
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