NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 01, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(DC: Chris Wallace) President Reagan shown responding to USSR general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev's interview in address to Jacksonville, Florida, high school students. high school student's question quoted regarding Gorbachev's popular image. [REAGAN - refers to film with Errol Flynn; plans to tell Gorbachev to stick with economy reforms.] Gorbachev's interview performance reviewed. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) defends USSR emigration policy.] [State Department Charles REDMAN - says emigration is basic human right.] [B'nai B'rith Warren EISENBERG - criticizes Gorbachev's comments.] Congress reactions noted. [Representative John PORTER - says Gorbachev is consummate propagandist.] United States officials' quoted regarding Gorbachev's media effectiveness. President Reagan noted to appear with network anchors.