NBC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 03, 1988
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Mikhail Gorbachev's upcoming visit to United States previewed. Report introduced.
(DC: Jim Miklaszewski) Upcoming final meeting between Gorbachev and President Reagan reported; scenes shown from their November 19, 1985 and October 12, 1986 mtgs. [Voice of REAGAN - waxes nostalgic about mtgs. with Soviet leader] United States official position on meeting reviewed. [National security advisor Colin POWELL - says we don't have complete control over what Gorbachev may suggest.] [Soviet spokesperson Nikolay YEFIMOV - says let's not guess what will happen at meeting] Possibility of early summit with President-elect George Bush noted. [Brookings Institution Helmut SONNENFELDT - says Gorbachev may expect too much.] [Senator George MITCHELL - comments on mtgs.] [Voice of REAGAN - says he will tell Gorbachev that Bush represents continuity.]
(Studio: Connie Chung) NBC coverage of Gorbachev in American noted.