NBC Evening News for Friday, May 26, 1989
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) President Bush reported planning to announce reduction of American troops in Europe at upcoming NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) summit. Report introduced.
(Rome, Italy: John Cochran) Impt. of summit to Bush noted. [BUSH - comments on NATO.] Europeans reported examining whether or not American military presence here is necessary. [BUSH - comments on purpose of NATO.] Historical information with regard to NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) given; scenes shown. [Frankfurt Peace Research Institution Dr. Gert KRELL - (thru translator) says western leaders must react to changes in USSR .] [Italian Institution of International Affairs Dr. Stefano SILVESTRI - says Bush has problems dealing with Mikhail Gorbachev.] Bush aides quoted.