NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 04, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Chicago, Illinois: Chris Wallace) President Reagan reported softening rhetoric re: USSR . [REAGAN - praises USSR reforms.] [Wks. ago, REAGAN - criticizes USSR and comments on its withdrawal from Afghanistan.] USSR general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev noted telling Secretary of State George Shultz that he resented Reagan's attacks. White House officials quoted with regard to Reagan's softening position on USSR . [REAGAN - praises Gorbachev.] Ukrainian Catholics noted criticizing Reagan for planning to visit state-supported monastery during Moscow summit. [MAN - comments on USSR propaganda.] White House officials quoted with regard to situation.