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US-USSR Relations / Bush #566063

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 27, 1989
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(Prague, Czechoslovakia: Tom Brokaw) USSR reported praising reform efforts in Czechoslovakia; upcoming meeting between USSR general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev and President Bush noted. Report introduced.

(DC: John Cochran) President Bush's response to political developments in E. Europe and fighting in Central American examined; scenes shown from San Salvador, El Salvador. [White House spokesperson Marlin FITZWATER - expresses Bush's anger that USSR is continue to send arms to rebels in El Salvador.] USSR reported maintaining that Cuba's Fidel Castro is responsible for arms shipments to rebels. [Soviet affairs specialist Leon ARON - says Gorbachev is aware of arms shipments.] Bush reported meeting with rebel leader from Afghanistan; details given, scenes shown. Sea summit noted quickly becoming more important than initially perceived.

Brokaw, Tom;
Cochran, John

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