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US-USSR Relations / Summit / Final Day #321621

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 01, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) President Reagan and USSR general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev reported having separate press confs. Gorbachev reported allowing news conference broadcast live on USSR TV. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) stops conference when he discovers that US journalists were not receiving translation through headphones and then discusses summit.] [REAGAN - refuses to criticize USSR 's human rights stance and praises Gorbachev.] INF treaty signing ceremony shown. [Senator Robert BYRD - warns Reagan to move cautiously toward START treaty.] [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) discusses ousted Moscow Communist party leader Boris Yeltsin and Central Committee secretary Yegor Ligachev.] Yeltsin reported denying assertions that he had made during interview with CBS News with regard to Ligachev's removal. [YELTSIN - (thru translator) defends stance.] Upcoming Communist party conference mentioned. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) comments on Reagan.]

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:04:20

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