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Beyond The Cold War: The Risk And The Opportunity #646446

ABC Special for Thursday, May 25, 1989

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An examination of US-USSR relations; taped segments with Peter Jennings (ABC), "Foreign Affairs" magazine editor William Hyland, excerpt of speech by Mikhail Gorbachev, Columbia University Professor Robert Legvold, and Sen. Joseph Biden; taped segment re: USSR with Jim Laurie (ABC), Soviet Georgia activist Nikki Zakaya, Professor Arvydas Zigas, and other Soviet citizens; taped segment re: Poland with Barrie Dunsmore (ABC), Lech Walesa, Solidarity candidate Bronsilaw Geremek, Communist Party candidate Grezegorz Wozniak, Parol Fashions owner Jacek Parol, Hungary Communist Party reformer Imre Pozsgay, and US Ambassador to Hungary Mark Palmer; taped segment re: West Germany with Pierre Salinger (ABC), Institute of Public Relations President Reginald Watts, French Institute of International Relations Director Thierry deMontbrial, former West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt, excerpt of statement by Secretary of State James Baker, and former British Ambassador to West Germany Sir Julian Bullard; taped segment re: US with Brit Hume (ABC), and excerpts of speeches and statements by George Bush; live interview by Jennings with James Baker.


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