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US-USSR Relations / Moscow Summit / Round Table Discussion #321622

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 01, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather, Bill Plante, Wyatt Andrews, Barry Peterson) Mikhail Gorbachev reported attaining personal goals during summit; details of objectives he did not reach given. Progress noted made with regard to verification problems obstructing future arms agreements. SDI/Star Wars disagreements noted delaying further treaties. President Reagan's refusal to blame Gorbachev for not allowing more dissidents and refuseniks to emigrate noted. Human rights issues discussed. Reporters noted given more access to USSR than ever; glasnost emphasized not Bill of Rights. White House aides quoted with regard to document that Gorbachev tried to get Reagan to sign dealing with peaceful coexistence. NYC anchor BOB SCHIEFFER introd.


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