NBC Evening News for Friday, May 27, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Moscow, USSR : Jim Bittermann) Bolshoi ballet dancer Andris Liepa shown rehearsing; details of USSR 's treatment of stars given. Liepa's stylish apt. shown. USSR defector Mikhail Baryshnikov mentioned; Liepa quoted with regard to Mikhail Gorbachev's reforms. Liepa noted dancing with companies of several different west ntns. [LIEPA - says not interested in money.] Liepa noted first major USSR ballet star to have freedom to fully develop talents outside of cntry.
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