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US-USSR Relations / Malta Summit #325319

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Dec 03, 1989
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Malta: Dan Rather) Second day of Malta summit between President Bush and Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev featured; scenes shown of Bush on USS Belknap and aboard Maxim Gorky with Gorbachev. [BUSH - comments.] [At press conference, BUSH, GORBACHEV - (thru translator) offer comments about summit agenda and their personal ties.] Bush and Gorbachev shown leaving for meetings with NATO and Warsaw Pact nations, respectively. Report introduced.

(Malta: Wyatt Andrews) Arrival of Bush in Brussels, Belgium, for meeting with NATO allies, include West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl reported; scenes shown. [BUSH - says we stand at crossroads of history; talks about Gorbachev's changes in Eastern Europe &opening of foreign trade with USSR ; criticizes Soviet relations with Cuba and Nicaragua.] [At press conference, BUSH - says Sandinistas have not told truth to "our Soviet friends."] [On "Face the Nation", Secretary of State James BAKER - calls Soviets "friends."] Bush noted finally meeting with Gorbachev as an equal after his years as vice president.

(Malta: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Malta: Barry Petersen) Soviet reaction to Malta summit featured; scenes shown of Gorbachev aboard Maxim Gorky. [US-Canada Institution's Georgi ARBATOV - says we have started moving again.] [CBS news consultant Sergei PLEKHANOV - says it is important to know what the world thinks about these changes.] Gorbachev's praise of Bush for being a realist noted.

(Studio: Connie Chung; Malta: Dan Rather) Accomplishments of summit, especially relations between Bush and Gorbachev that is developing out of their international diplomacy, examined.

Andrews, Wyatt;
Chung, Connie;
Petersen, Barry;
Rather, Dan

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