This program is 26 minutes long
(Studio: Dan Rather, Charles Kuralt) Changes in USSR featured. New York City anchor Bob Schieffer introduced.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Attempt to oust Panamanian general Manuel Noriega reported failing. Reports introd.
(DC: Robert Schakne) President Reagan reported leaving Secretary of State George Shultz in United States to deal with Noriega issue. [SHULTZ - says deal fell apart.] [Undersecretary of State Michael ARMACOST - comments on Noriega's anxiety re: US.] [Ambassador Juan SOSA - says is disappointed.] [Senator Alfonse D'AMATO - blames administration] Shultz reported refusing to comment on United States strategy. Dep. noted intimating coup d'etat in order.
(Panama City, Panama: Juan Vasquez) Noriega's aides noted indicating that deal in place; negotiations discussed, sources quoted. Noriega reported addressing national assembly to discuss drug indictments in United States and using opportunity to portray himself as ntlist. hero.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Reagan quoted.
(Studio: Dan Rather) President Reagan reported in Helsinki, Finland, en route to USSR . [REAGAN - comments on goals for summit.] USSR preparations for summit featured; details given, scenes shown. [WOMAN - (thru translator) says she is renovating street] Ethnic minorities and refuseniks reported demonstrating; scenes shown. [Police OFR. -(thru translator) says during summit, must keep homeless and undesirables off sts.]
(Studio: Charles Kuralt) Sweat shirt factory shown manufacturing Moscow summit wares. Cost of shirts given.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Moscow, USSR : David Martin) Defense Min. General Dmitri Yazov featured; details given, scenes shown. [YAZOV - (thru translator) comments on number of US bases surrounding USSR .] USSR naval operations discussed. USSR military noted breaking away from geographical boundaries. [Captain Eugeney ORLOV - comments on USSR navy.] [YAZOV - (thru translator) says never gets too close to US.] Black Sea incident recalled; details given, scenes shown. [YAZOV - (thru translator) blames United States for incident.] USSR troop withdrawal from Afghanistan discussed. [YAZOV - (thru translator) comments on Afghanistan and United States misinformation with regard to USSR military] Yazov quoted with regard to defense budget; reductions.
(Studio: Dan Rather) No. of USSR casualties in Afghanistan war given.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Senator expected to ratify INF treaty before President Reagan's first meeting with USSR general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev. Report introduced.
(DC: Phil Jones) Senators shown meeting to discuss INF treaty. [Senator Jesse HELMS - comments on treaty.] White House chief of staff Howard Baker reported asked to persuade Helms to cooperate.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer; DC: Phil Jones) Senator Robert Byrd quoted. Senator noted approving treaty by this wkend.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Vice President George Bush's campaign aide Peter Teeley reported resigning as campaign spokesperson; sources quoted.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Kremlin featured; details given, scenes shown. V.I. Lenin's image noted everywhere. Historical details with regard to USSR given. Church of Enunciation shown; details given. Kremlin noted museum to which fors. seldom given access; artifacts shown. Grand Prince of Kiev, Vladimir Monomakh's will quoted. Relig. noted woven deeply into USSR history.
(Studio: Charles Kuralt) One-third of USSR citizens noted to be Christians. Mikhail Gorbachev reported tolerating celebration of Christianity's thousandth anniversary in USSR . President Reagan reported planning to visit monastery next wk.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Historical film shown of Nicholas II; details given. House of Peter Carl Faberge in Saint Petersburg noted product exquisite jewels; details given, pieces shown. Faberge eggs Czar Nicholas gave wife every year shown and discussed. Egg commemorating Trans-Siberian railroad shown. Report introduced.
(Trans-Siberian RR: Charles Kuralt) People shown awaiting Reagans' arrival. [WOMAN - (thru translator) comments on arrival.] Trans-Siberian RR featured; details given, scenes shown. [Nikolai ROSOMOFSKY - (thru translator) says likes President Reagan's face but not as president] Countryside noted looking like United States during Depression years ["ANNA" - (thru translator) comments on US.] [CHILDREN - (thru translator) comment on lives.] [Elena BOBOSHKA - (thru translator) sings about no more war.] [MAN - (thru translator) comments on future.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) Tomorrow's broadcast previewed.