NBC Evening News for Monday, May 09, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Dissidents reported meeting near Moscow, USSR , to estimate second pol. party Report introduced.
(Moscow, USSR : Sandy Gilmour) Democrat organization Yuri Mitiunov featured; details of harassment by KGB given, scenes shown. KGB lieutenant shown demanding documents from Mitiunov. [MITIUNOV - (thru translator) says KGB has no right to demand documents.] [Dissident Alexander RAFCHENKO - (thru translator) comments on maintaining order.] Police visits to dissidents noted common in USSR . KGB noted using intelligence-gathering devices to ascertain identification of dissidents. Mikhail Gorbachev's glasnost policy noted allowing more radical mtgs. to occur. [MITIUNOV - says police against reform.]