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US-USSR Relations / Gorbachev Visit / United Nations Speech #560562

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 07, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) USSR general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev's military cut proposal outlined on screen. Gorbachev quoted with regard to Afghanistan cease-fire and PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat. Report introduced.

(NYC: Sandy Gilmour) Gorbachev's use of United Nations to promote his proposal noted. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) comments on defense] Gorbachev's proposals listed on screen and discussed.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) USSR spokesperson reported confirming retirement of USSR military chief of staff Sergei Akhromeyev. Report introduced.

(NYC: John Cochran) President Reagan and Vice President George Bush shown greeting Gorbachev after his speech. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) denies that Kremlin will resist his military cuts.] [REAGAN, BUSH - respond to Gorbachev's proposal.] [Secretary of State George SHULTZ - comments on reductions.] Gorbachev quoted with regard to his visit. [BUSH - comments on Gorbachev.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Cochran, John;
Gilmour, Sandy

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