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US-USSR Relations / Gorbachev Visit #113677

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 06, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Arrival of Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev and wife Raisa in United States to speak at United Nations and meet President-elect George Bush reported Report introduced.

(NYC: Walter Rodgers) Purposes of Gorbachev's visit featured; scenes shown. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) makes introductory remarks.] Likely topics of discussion, including arms control and US-USSR trade, outlined on screen. Gorbachev's scheduled United Nations speech and mtgs. with Bush and President Reagan mentioned.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(NYC: Brian Rooney) Gorbachev motorcade featured; details given, scenes shown of traffic route [DRIVER - complains.] [Department of transportation commissioner Ross SANDLER - says Gorbachev has brought New York City to a standstill.] Tomorrow's motorcade schedule previewed; map shown.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Gorbachev's schedule previewed; ABC coverage noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Rodgers, Walter;
Rooney, Brian

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