This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Arrival of President Reagan in Moscow, USSR , for fourth summit meeting with Mikhail Gorbachev reported Report introduced.
(Moscow, USSR : Sheilah Kast) Welcoming ceremonies for Reagan featured; scenes shown at airport and of motorcade; Andrei Gromyko mentioned. Mtg. of President and Nancy Reagan with Mikhail and Raisa Gorbachev in Kremlin shown. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) says there is lot of work to be done; offers greetings to Reagan.] [REAGAN - quotes proverb in Russian; discusses US-USSR rel.] Issue of human rights noted. [In reference to Soviet spokesperson's remarks about Reagan's stmts. on Soviet human rights, REAGAN - says he has no intention to try to be teacher.] Reagans' walk through Moscow shown. [On walk, REAGAN - comments.] First day's mtgs. reviewed.
(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.
(Moscow, USSR : Walter Rodgers) Soviet response to President Reagan's emphasis on human rights issues featured; details given, scenes shown of demonstration by Soviet Jewish "refuseniks." [MAN - says he has been refused chance to emigrate.] Reagan reported raising 14 human rights cases with Gorbachev, who called for joint commission to investigate human rights violations. [Soviet foreign ministry spokesperson Gennady GERASIMOV - (thru translator) says they don't like someone from outside telling them how to live.] Sovs. reported hosting American Indian activists in Moscow in order to learn about American human rights problems. [On NBC, Soviet Institution of United States of America and Canada spokesperson Georgi ARBATOV - says summit should deal with disarmament and weapons cuts.] Mtg. of Secretary of State George Shultz and USSR foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze to discuss arms control issues reported; scenes shown. Arms proposals outlined on screen. [White House chief of staff Howard BAKER - comments on summit agenda.] Second day of talks previewed.
(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Tour of Kremlin's Assumption Cathedral by Raisa Gorbachev and Nancy Reagan reported; scenes shown. Their comments on their rel. with each other and with press quoted. Nancy Reagan's comment on Don Regan's quote about her comment on Raisa quoted.
(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Theatrics behind summits noted. Report introduced.
(Moscow, USSR : John McWethy) USSR 's handling of summit featured; details given of comparisons of Moscow summit to Washington, DC summit; scenes shown. [At press briefing, Soviet foreign ministry spokesperson Gennady GERASIMOV - (thru translator) says he'll speak Russian at this briefing.] White House spokesperson Marlin Fitzwater shown unable to use translation earphones. Scenes shown of Mikhail Gorbachev shaking hands with bystanders in Washington, DC and of President Reagan's meeting with surging Moscow crowd. [UPI reporter Helen THOMAS - says it really was a spontaneous moment.] Still photograph of Reagan handshake with Russian shown. United States television networks noted forced to import broadcast facilities.
(Studio: Sam Donaldson, Pierre Salinger) Changing nature of US-USSR relations reviewed; details given of Nikita Khrushchev's fall from power in 1960s; Leonid Brezhnev mentioned. Reasons for Mikhail Gorbachev's need for smooth relations with United States noted; details given of Gorbachev's political problems and opposition to him within USSR .
(DC: Tom Jarriel) Elevation of 25 Roman Catholic Church officials to status as cardinals reported Report introduced.
(Rome, Italy: Jim Laurie) Ceremonies at Vatican for new cardinals featured; scenes shown. New American cardinals Bishop Edmund Szoka and Archbishop James Hickey named, shown. [Cardinal designate HICKEY - comments.] Naming of cardinals in Lithuania and Hong Kong noted. Pope's creation of like-minded body of churchmen through his cardinal selections reiterated.
(Studio: Tom Jarriel) President Muhammad Zia ul-Haq reported firing prime minister and dissolving national assembly of Pakistan; details given.
(Studio: Tom Jarriel) Stmt. by White House chief of staff Howard Baker that Attorney General Edwin Meese's lingering problems could keep Republican party from winning '88 pres. election reported
(Studio: Tom Jarriel) Report introduced.
(Studio: Ray Gandolf) Rick Mears reported winning Indianapolis "500"; scenes shown. NBA pro basketball play-off game between Dallas Mavericks-Los Angeles Lakers reported; scenes shown from CBS Sports. Report introduced.
(Oakland, California: Dick Schaap) Unknown baseball star, Carney Lansford, of the Oakland A's, featured. [In 1981, baseball commissioner Bowie KUHN - can't name American League battinghampion] Game film of Lansford shown. [LANSFORD - talks about his anonymity.] [Teammates Mark McGWIRE, Dave PARKER - talk about Lansford.] More game film shown; players named. [Baseball commissioner Peter UEBERROTH - calls Lansford "a heckuva player."]
(Studio: Ray Gandolf) Lansford's name emphasized.
(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Fact that Mikhail Gorbachev saw little of DC during his summit visit recalled. Report introduced.
(Moscow, USSR : David Ensor) Sites in Moscow that will be seen by President Reagan featured; details given, scenes shown of architecture, ballet, sts. and people of city, Danilov Monastery. Tomb of Lenin, and other areas not scheduled to be seen by Reagan, shown. [Teacher Masha KAPITSA - wishes Reagan could see how we live.]