ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 31, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Moscow, USSR : Sam Donaldson) Third day of summit meeting between President Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev featured; scenes shown of them walking through Moscow. [REAGAN - says his "evil empire" statement referred to another era.] Reagan's luncheon with writers union reported, Soviet historian Roy Medvedev and writer Evgeny Yevtushenko shown. [At Moscow Univ., REAGAN - speaks about freedom in USSR ; comments on American Indians and on bureaucracies.] Soviet claim that Nikolai Rozhko, attendee at Reagan's meeting with Soviet dissidents, was World War II collaborator cited. [Soviet foreign ministry spokesperson Gennady GERASIMOV - (thru translator) says Rozhko was former Nazi.] Review of pres.'s day noted.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Reagan's speech reported given only brief notice on Soviet news.
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