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Nixon Russia Trip / Trade #20782

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 26, 1972
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(Studio) Trade agreement between United States and Russia has failed to materialize at summit. Joint commission on trade formed instead, to continue negotiations. There is some limited trade between United States and Soviet Union mow. REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Moscow, USSR ) Moscow's small colony of foreigners live in walled-off area where Russians are prohibited. Phones tapped, mail read - foreigners are isolated and without much privacy. Soviet Union does provide for foreigners, however, with special supermkts, ballet classes. 120 Americans work at United States embassy, there are 24 news correspondents. 2 United States business offices here: American Express Travel Agency, and Pan American World Airways. [Pan American Erastus CORNING - says its a slow process to do business in Russia.] Pan American, American Express locations in Moscow are secluded, whereas Soviet airline has picture window offices in NYC.
REPORTER: Irv Chapman

Chapman, Irv

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