This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Moscow, USSR : Sam Donaldson) Third day of summit meeting between President Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev featured; scenes shown of them walking through Moscow. [REAGAN - says his "evil empire" statement referred to another era.] Reagan's luncheon with writers union reported, Soviet historian Roy Medvedev and writer Evgeny Yevtushenko shown. [At Moscow Univ., REAGAN - speaks about freedom in USSR ; comments on American Indians and on bureaucracies.] Soviet claim that Nikolai Rozhko, attendee at Reagan's meeting with Soviet dissidents, was World War II collaborator cited. [Soviet foreign ministry spokesperson Gennady GERASIMOV - (thru translator) says Rozhko was former Nazi.] Review of pres.'s day noted.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Reagan's speech reported given only brief notice on Soviet news.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Success of arms control talks here noted. Report introduced.
(Moscow, USSR : John McWethy) Suggestion that arms control treaty involving long-range missiles could be completed before President Reagan leaves ofc. reported; details given, scenes shown. [Mikhail GORBACHEV - (thru translator) discusses treaty.] [REAGAN - responds.] Progress towards treaty by Secretary of State George Shultz and foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze noted; verification issues detailed; scenes shown.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Signing of arms control agreements on joint testing and mutual notification of nuclear testing reported; scenes shown of signing.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Reports of general strike in Nagorno-Karabakh, territory in Azerbaijan sought by Armenians, noted; map shown.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Open political criticism by former party chief Boris Yeltsin of party official Yegor Ligachev recalled. Report introduced.
(Moscow, USSR : Walter Rodgers) Denial by Yeltsin of earlier stmts. that Ligachev should be removed from Politburo reported [YELTSIN - (thru translator) comments.] [In reviewing Yeltsin's BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) interview, translator Stephen PEARL - says Yeltsin said he would like to see Ligachev removed.] [YELTSIN - (thru translator) says there is no opposition to Mikhail Gorbachev's restructuring.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Nancy Reagan's visit to Hermitage in Leningrad, USSR , which houses art collection, reported; details given, scenes shown.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Last year's flight by German pilot Mathias Rust to Red Sq. in Moscow, USSR , recalled. Report from Norway that another pilot flew into USSR from Norway this past wkend. cited.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) President Reagan's speech at Moscow Univ. noted. Report introduced.
(Kiev, USSR : Richard Threlkeld) Problems in USSR education system featured; scenes shown from Soviet classroom. [Kennan Institution director Peter REDDAWAY - says Mikhail Gorbachev is trying to get education system away from rote learning.] Problems of textbooks, physical conds. of Soviet schools and ossification of educ. system detailed. [STUDENTS - discuss changes in schools.] [Teacher Olga ROCHOFSKIA - talks about teaching the truth.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Moscow, USSR : Don Kladstrup) "Children of perestroika" in USSR featured; scenes shown from Soviet rock concert. [Aquarium lead singer Boris GREBENSHIKOV - says rock 'n' roll is here to stay.] Scenes shown from Soviet film "Is It Easy to be Young". [Rock music promoter Artemy TROITSKY - discusses film.] Stalinist propaganda film and scenes of Soviet "punks" shown. [In speech to communist youth league, Mikhail GORBACHEV - (thru translator) says young are bored with preachings.] Changing message to today's Soviet youth mentioned. [Student Vladimir TINIYEV - talks about thinking and God and what will come after Gorbachev.]
(NYC: Barry Serafin) Report introduced.
(DC: George Strait) Report that testing of blood supply for AIDS virus may be missing many infected persons given. [Johns Hopkins Univ. spokesperson Homayoon FARZADEGAN - explains discovery.] Case study of four men who first tested positive, then negative, detailed; presence of inactive AIDS virus in their cases explained.
(Studio: Barry Serafin) Ruling by Supreme Court that "gray market" of brand name goods is legal reported; details given of K Mart's selling of Cartier prods.
(Studio: Barry Serafin) Report of another killing by Seattle, WA, "green river" murderer noted.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Review of today's encounter between President Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev featured; scenes shown of their walk in Red Sq. in Moscow. Myth about Russian czar Ivan, the Terrible, blinding architect of church stated. [REAGAN - tells Gorbachev he won't try to build one.] [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) says no changes will be made in Red Sq.] Nikita Khrushchev mentioned. Reagan's use of summit to discuss human rights noted. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator), REAGAN - comment on criticisms of each other's cntry.] [REAGAN - talks about young people getting along.]