NBC Evening News for Sunday, May 22, 1988
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Interviews with Mikhail Gorbachev in "Newsweek" and "Washington Post" reported Report introduced.
(Moscow, USSR : Sandy Gilmour) Gorbachev interviews featured; details given of "Washington Post" publisher Katherine Graham's impressions of Gorbachev, scenes shown. Gorbachev's references to Jesus Christ in his interviews quoted. Gorbachev's stmts. on arms control, President Reagan, SDI/Star Wars, "perestroika" quoted. [On "Meet the Press", Soviet foreign ministry spokesperson Gennady GERASIMOV - discusses opposition to Gorbachev.] Demonstration by Armenians in Moscow shown. [On "This Wk.", Secretary of State George SHULTZ - discusses language of arms control agreements.] Gorbachev's hopes for joint US-USSR flight to Mars noted.