NBC Evening News for Monday, May 30, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) President Reagan reported meeting with refuseniks and dissidents. Report introduced.
(Moscow, USSR : Chris Wallace) Reagan and General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev's dispute over human rights featured. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) calls matter misunderstanding.] [REAGAN - says he has to meet with disagreeable people also.] Reagan noted merely attempting to lighten mood. President and Nancy Reagan reported visiting 13th century Danilov Monastery; details given. [REAGAN - urges religion tolerance.] Reagans shown meeting with dissidents and refuseniks. [Persecuted PRIEST - (thru translator) comments on mistreatment.] [Refusenik JEW - comments on attempts to emigrate.] [REAGAN - urges group to continue struggle.] USSR officials' response to Reagan mtg. outlined. [USSR SPOKESPERSON - (thru translator) ridicules Reagan's guests.] State dinner in Kremlin's Hall of Facets featured. Reagan noted giving Gorbachev copy of "Friendly Persuasion." White House aides quoted.