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US-USSR Relations / Gorbachev, French Summit #300316

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 01, 1985
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(Studio) USSR leader Mikhail Gorbachev's public relations acumen in anticipation of November summit with President Reagan, include propaganda maneuvers for French summit, examined; scenes shown. [Journalist Bernard ULLMANN - notes Gorbachev's public relations attributes.] Nikita Khrushchev and Konstantin Chernenko recalled; role of Raisa Gorbachev in husband's image-building abroad noted. [SOVS. - consider Gorbachev's leadership.] [Representative Silvio CONTE - believes Gorbachev's facade covers calculating mind.] [Armand HAMMER - thinks Gorbachev wants peace; compares him to other Soviet leaders] Focus of Gorbachev's summit with President Francois Mitterrand considered. [Jeane KIRKPATRICK - notes France's history of dealing with communists to their advantage.]
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Rather, Dan

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