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US-USSR Relations / Summit / Reagan Arrival / Human Rights #321447

CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 29, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Approaches of both President Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev to their first day of talks during Moscow summit reported Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : Bill Plante) Welcoming ceremonies for Reagan featured; scenes shown from airport and motorcade. Mtg. of President and Nancy Reagan with Mikhail and Raisa Gorbachev in Kremlin shown. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) quotes Russian proverb "it is better to see once than to hear 100 times."] [REAGAN - quotes proverb in Russian "it was born, it wasn't rushed."] Issue of another summit to finish arms treaty noted. Reagans' walk through Moscow shown. [On walk, President &Nancy REAGAN - comment.] Reagan's intention to highlight human rights issue noted. [Soviet foreign ministry spokesperson Gennady GERASIMOV - (thru translator) says they don't like someone from outside telling them how to live.] Reagan's plan to visit with dissidents previewed.

(Moscow, USSR : Wyatt Andrews) Human rights issue reported; Russian family's response to arrival of Reagan featured; scenes shown from Jewish "refusenik" Benjamin Charny's home. [CHARNY - says Reagan's visit is his hope.] [On sts. of Moscow, WOMAN - says people here don't know how to use freedoms.] Soviet response to Reagan's raising of human rights issue detailed. [GERASIMOV - (thru translator) says no one likes it when someone tries to make them a pupil.] Gorbachev's relationship with Reagan discussed. [MAN - (thru translator) discusses complications of human rights issues.]

Andrews, Wyatt;
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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