NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 25, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) President and Nancy Reagan shown arriving in Helsinki, Finland, en route to Moscow; details given. Report introduced.
(Helsinki, Finland: Chris Wallace) Reagans' departure for summit featured; details given, scenes shown. [REAGAN - comments on goals for summit.] Reagan quoted with regard to USSR 's human rights violations and role in South Africa and Persian Gulf. [REAGAN - comments on possible START treaty.] US officials quoted with regard to Reagan's activities in Moscow. [Last year, National Sec. Advr. Colin POWELL - comments on summit goals.] Senate leaders reported attempting to ratify INF treaty. [Senator Jesse HELMS - comments on treaty.] White House officials quoted with regard to Finland stopover.