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US-USSR Relations / Moscow Summit / Reagan-Gorbachev #562531

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 31, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : Chris Wallace) Mikhail Gorbachev shown escorting President Reagan on tour of Red Sq.; details given. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) relates history of Saint Basil's Cathedral.] USSR officials reported placing groups of people around Sq. [WOMAN - (thru translator) hopes for peace.] [REAGAN - agrees with woman.] Gorbachev noted discussing past disagreements with Reagan. [REAGAN - jokes and puts arm around Gorbachev.] Gorbachev and Reagan shown with babies. Reagan reported addressing Moscow Univ. students. [REAGAN - responds to question with regard to Constitutional reconciliation of personal freedom and keeping order.] [REAGAN - responds to question with regard to treatment of American Indians.] [STUDENT - says Reagan charming.] White House aides quoted re: Reagan's apparent fatigue. [White House spokesperson Marlin FITZWATER - affirms Reagan's good health.] Reagans' dinner for Gorbachevs featured; details of entertainment from pianist Dave Brubeck given, scenes shown. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) expresses optimism for future.] [REAGAN - toasts Gorbachevs.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Wallace, Chris

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