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US-USSR Relations / Gorbachev Visit #560543

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 06, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Mikhail and Raisa Gorbachev reported arriving in NYC. USSR officials reported hinting that general secretary will make arms reduction and trade proposals. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) comments on his meeting with President Reagan and Vice President George Bush.] Gorbachev noted addressing United Nations General Assembly tomorrow. Report introduced.

(NYC: Sandy Gilmour) Changes in USSR thinking discussed. USSR and Dutch news reports quoted on screen. [American University spokesperson Robert GREGG - comments on Gorbachev.] Historic scenes shown from Nikita Khrushchev's address at United Nations in 1960. USSR media quoted with regard to UN. Gorbachev's stmts. with regard to UN, made last year, quoted on screen. ["For. Affairs" spokesperson William HYLAND - comments on USSR 's conciliatory foreign policy.] Gorbachev's perestroika program mentioned.

Brokaw, Tom;
Gilmour, Sandy

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