NBC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 12, 1987
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Stmts. by Vice President George Bush on US-USSR summit and Mikhail Gorbachev reported Report introduced.
(Des Moines, Iowa: Lisa Myers) Bush's campaigning in Iowa after summit featured. [BUSH - attacks INF treaty opponents; explains talks with Gorbachev on agriculture] Bush's presence during summit detailed; scenes and photos shown. Accusations that Bush manipulated foreign policy for his political gain described. [Alexander HAIG - accuses Bush of blatant self-int.] [Senator Robert DOLE - describes brief meeting with Gorbachev.] [Cand. Pierre du PONT - discusses Bush's actions.] Impact of summit visibility on Bush's campaign contrasted to impact of Dole's reluctance to support treaty on his campaign