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US-USSR Relations / Summit / Inf Treaty / Moscow #562467

NBC Evening News for Saturday, May 28, 1988
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(Studio: Connie Chung) White House Chief of Staff Howard Baker reported leaving for Helsinki, Finland, carrying INF treaty documents to President Reagan prior to actual summit; scenes shown. Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : Sandy Gilmour) USSR 's Supreme Soviet reported ratifying INF treaty; scenes shown of current atmosphere in Moscow. Historical film shown of President Richard Nixon and Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev signing 1972 agreement. [USA-Canada Institution Henry TROFIMENKO - discusses tension at 1972 meeting] Rehearsal for tomorrow's actual summit reported; scenes shown of human rights demonstrators in Moscow. Issue of Jewish emigration and "refuseniks" reported [Refusenik Vladimir OSTROVERH - discusses emigration situation.] Reagan's coming to "evil empire" previewed.

Chung, Connie;
Gilmour, Sandy

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