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US-USSR Relations / Summit / Human Rights #115840

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 27, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) President Reagan's plans to meet with dissidents while in USSR noted. Report introduced.

(Helsinki, Finland: Sam Donaldson) Reagan's speech on human rights in USSR featured; scenes shown of Reagan with Finnish President Mauno Koivisto. [REAGAN - says Soviet practice does not measure up to Soviet commitment.] Rearrangement of scheduled mtgs. between Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev explained. [REAGAN - comments.] Reagan's meeting with Soviet Jewish dissident support groups reported [Secretary of State George SHULTZ - says people should be allowed to live their lives the way they want.] [American seeking to marry Soviet fiance, Jacques GUILLET - explains how Reagan could present his case.] Reagan's approach to human rights outlined.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Soviet press's stance on human rights in United States reported; details given of American minority groups.

Donaldson, Sam;
Jennings, Peter

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