This program is 27 minutes long
(Studio: Dan Rather) President Reagan reported criticizing USSR 's stance on human rights issues from Helsinki, Finland. United States Senator reported ratifying INF treaty. Report introduced.
(Helsinki, Finland: Bill Plante) Reagan reported speaking from building in which Helsinki human rights accord signed. [REAGAN - praises and criticizes USSR general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev.] Secretary of State George Shultz reported meeting with American Jews in Helsinki. [SHULTZ - comments on basic human rights.] [REAGAN - praises Helsinki accord.] Reagan reported opposing Helsinki accord in 1975. Reagan's changing views of USSR detailed. [White House chief of staff Howard BAKER - says USSR has changed, not Reagan.] [Duke Univ. spokesperson James David BARBER - blames changes on Reagan's moderate advrs.] US-USSR relations' impact upon campaign '88 discussed.
(DC: Phil Jones) Senator shown ratifying INF treaty. [Senator Robert BYRD - says Reagan should be immediately notified of vote.] [BYRD - is pleased to send treaty.] [Senator Robert DOLE - comments on summit.] Conservatives noted warning Reagan against long-range missile treaty.
(Studio: Dan Rather, Charles Kuralt) USSR officials reported attacking Reagan administration after president' rhetoric in Helsinki, Finland; details given. USSR noted remaining one- party country
(Studio: Dan Rather) Mikhail Gorbachev's reform attempts featured; details given, scenes shown. Gorbachev noted asserting that increase democrat and reform can only occur within bounds of socialism. [Democrat Union organization Alexander LUKOSCHOV - (thru translator) comments on lack of tolerance.] "Glasnost" magazine editor Sergei Grigoryants noted arrested; charges quoted. [GRIGORYANTS - (thru translator) comments on destruction of magazine and archives.] Jewish scholar Mikhail Schlinoff reported forming Jewish Cultural Org.; details given, scenes shown. [SCHLINOFF - comments on inability to rent hall to meet since not official organization] Jewish cemetery shown after desecration days ago. Sovs. noted intolerant of nonconformity. [LUKOSCHOV - (thru translator) comments on fears.] Gorbachev's tolerance discussed.
(Studio: Dan Rather, Charles Kuralt) Poll results given. USSR propaganda re: US discussed. Report introduced.
(Moscow, USSR : Barry Petersen) USSR 's homeless noted not officially recognized. [MAN - (thru translator) says eats meat that Muscovites feed their dogs.] Homeless hsing. discussed. [MAN - (thru translator) comments on poverty.] USSR noted claiming everyone has job; details given, scenes shown. [WOMAN - (thru translator) says government should recognize homeless.] Homeless from provinces noted going to Moscow because there's better chance of finding work. Impact of perestroika upon USSR 's guarantee that all citizens provided with jobs discussed. [TV commentator Genrikh BOROVIK - predicts difficult years ahead.] [Unempl. Nina SHEMILKA - (thru translator) says she lost her job because she criticized party policy.] USSR officials noted having to admit problem exists before solution can be reached.
(Studio: Dan Rather) New York City anchor BOB SCHIEFFER introd.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Syrian forces reported marching into Beirut, Lebanon, to stop street fighting between Amal militia and pro-Iranian Hizballah. Report introduced.
(London, England: Bill McLaughlin) Syrian troops shown enforcing cease-fire in Beirut, Lebanon; details given. [MAN - calls fighters animals.] Journalists shown taking tour of south slums. Terrorist Abdul Hamadei shown standing in street; Hamadei noted holding some hostages in slums. Syria noted warning Washington, DC that any rescue attempts would ensure death of hostages. Syria noted attempting to stop Hizballah from controlling Beirut.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Maltese freighter reported latest target of Iranian gunboats in Persian Gulf; details given, scenes shown.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Assistant Attorney General Charles Cooper reported resigning from Justice Department; Cooper noted insisting that Attorney General Edwin Meese's controversies had no impact upon resignation.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Ex-Miss American Bess Myerson reported arrested for shoplifting in Pennsylvania; details given. Myerson's indictment for improperly attempting to influence judge mentioned.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Army's 3rd Infantry Division shown placing flags on graves in Arlington National Cemetery; details given.
(Studio: Dam Rather, Charles Kuralt) Cultural exchanges between United States and USSR discussed. Dance Theater of Harlem shown performing in USSR . American magicians and musicians shown entertaining Sovs.; details given, jazz musician Paul Horn mentioned. Report introduced.
(DC: Wyatt Andrews) USSR 's cultural treks to United States featured; details given, scenes shown. [Student exchange coordinator David HARLEY - praises program.] USSR youths shown exploring US. [Secretary of State George SHULTZ - comments on exchange.] Admin. noted wanting USSR to see how Americans live. [USSR GIRL - comments on skyscrapers.] [USSR BOY - comments on United States girls.] Program's critics noted calling it photograph opportunity for leaders
(Studio: Dan Rather, Charles Kuralt) "Czar cannon" shown; details given. Size of cannon balls noted. Moscow's Red Sq. shown; details given. World's biggest bell, sculptures, etc. shown.