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US-USSR Relations / Summit / Day Two / Gorbachev #129029

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 01, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jim Laurie) A look at President Mikhail Gorbachev, the negotiator, featured; scenes shown from conference table. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) compares situation in the Baltic to that in China last year to explain his position on independence-minded Lithuania; questions Congressional leaders about invasion of Panama.] [Senator George MITCHELL - responds.] [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) comments on trade, but says he won't beg.] Importance of trade agreements as a political gesture for Gorbachev to take home to the economy he is trying to reform noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Extent of current US-USSR trade mentioned.

Jennings, Peter;
Laurie, Jim

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