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US-USSR Relations / Gorbachev Visit #319627

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 05, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) USSR general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev reported arriving in New York City to meet with President Reagan and President-elect George Bush. Report introduced.

(DC: Bill Plante) USSR officials reported heightening expectations re: summit agenda. [BUSH - says there will be no specific arms agreement proposals.] [Duke Univ. spokesperson Jerry HOUGH - says Gorbachev will be in position of strength.] [Ex-White House chief of staff Howard BAKER - comments on Gorbachev.] Reagan-Gorbachev relations outlined. [On May 31, in Moscow, REAGAN - praises Gorbachev.] [BAKER - contrasts personalities of Reagan and Bush.] White House sources quoted with regard to Gorbachev's United Nations address.

Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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