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US-USSR Relations / Gorbachev Visit #319641

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 06, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) USSR general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev reported arriving in New York City. Defense minister Dmitri Yazov reported possibly resigning if Gorbachev proposes drastic arms reductions. Reports introd.

(New York City: Bob Schieffer) Mikhail and Raisa Gorbachev shown arriving. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) comments on meeting with President Reagan.] [USSR spokesperson Gennady GERASIMOV - comments.] Gorbachev aides quoted with regard to United Nations address and visit to New York City.

(New York City: Barry Petersen) Preparations for Gorbachevs' visit featured; details given, scenes shown. Gorbachev's itinerary outlined; President Reagan and Vice President George Bush mentioned.

(Studio: Dan Rather; New York City: Barry Petersen) Possible Soviet proposal for troop reductions in Europe discussed. Issues of United States-USSR trade, USSR economy, human rights and Cuba mentioned.

Petersen, Barry;
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob

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