NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 09, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(DC: Chris Wallace) Summit agenda and itinerary discussed; details given, scenes shown. [White House spokesperson Marlin FITZWATER - comments on private meeting between USSR general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev and President Reagan.] [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) says USSR ready to discuss specifics of Afghanistan issue.] Afghanistan, further arms reductions, possible USSR embargo against Iran and defense systems reported discussed. [FITZWATER - discusses feelings between leaders] White House officials quoted on screen regarding summit progress. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) says hope is reborn through summit.] Secretary of State George Shultz and USSR foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze shown signing minor agreements; details given. Gorbachev shown meeting with Congress leaders regarding INF treaty ratification. [Senator Robert DOLE - commends Gorbachev.] Gorbachev shown meeting with American media executives. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) rebuffs questions regarding human rights.] White House officials quoted regarding Gorbachev's inflexibility.
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