This program is 26 minutes long
(Studio: Dan Rather) Approaches of both President Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev to their first day of talks during Moscow summit reported Report introduced.
(Moscow, USSR : Bill Plante) Welcoming ceremonies for Reagan featured; scenes shown from airport and motorcade. Mtg. of President and Nancy Reagan with Mikhail and Raisa Gorbachev in Kremlin shown. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) quotes Russian proverb "it is better to see once than to hear 100 times."] [REAGAN - quotes proverb in Russian "it was born, it wasn't rushed."] Issue of another summit to finish arms treaty noted. Reagans' walk through Moscow shown. [On walk, President &Nancy REAGAN - comment.] Reagan's intention to highlight human rights issue noted. [Soviet foreign ministry spokesperson Gennady GERASIMOV - (thru translator) says they don't like someone from outside telling them how to live.] Reagan's plan to visit with dissidents previewed.
(Moscow, USSR : Wyatt Andrews) Human rights issue reported; Russian family's response to arrival of Reagan featured; scenes shown from Jewish "refusenik" Benjamin Charny's home. [CHARNY - says Reagan's visit is his hope.] [On sts. of Moscow, WOMAN - says people here don't know how to use freedoms.] Soviet response to Reagan's raising of human rights issue detailed. [GERASIMOV - (thru translator) says no one likes it when someone tries to make them a pupil.] Gorbachev's relationship with Reagan discussed. [MAN - (thru translator) discusses complications of human rights issues.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) Raisa Gorbachev reported hosting Nancy Reagan's tour of Kremlin. Report introduced.
(Moscow, USSR : Jacqueline Adams) Rel. between Nancy and Raisa reported; scenes shown of them holding hands. [Nancy REAGAN - says they get along well.] [Raisa GORBACHEV - (thru translator) comments.] [CBS news consultant Jonathan SANDERS - explains etiquette of holding hands.] [In Assumption Cathedral, REAGAN - asks about religion use of cathedral.] Limited mtgs. between Nancy and Raisa noted.
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Report introduced.
(Damascus, Syria: Bert Quint) Issue of fate of hostages in Beirut, Lebanon, as Syrian forces move into area reported; details given of attempt to end fighting between rival Moslem militias, scenes shown. Negotiations between Iran and Syria to settle fighting discussed. Emphasis by Syrian spokesperson that Syria's role will be that of middleman detailed.
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Elevation of 25 Roman Catholic Church officials to status as cardinals reported; scenes shown. New American cardinals Bishop Edmund Szoka and Archbishop James Hickey named, shown.
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Rick Mears reported winning Indianapolis "500" auto race; scenes shown.
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Tribute at Arlington National Cemetery for those who died in Korean war reported; scenes shown.
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Snowstorm at Lake Tahoe area of Nevada and California reported; scenes shown.
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Americans' response to Soviet openness reported; scenes shown. [At airport, WOMAN - talks about coexistence.] Hopes for permanent change in US-USSR relations said tied to Mikhail Gorbachev and his willingness to meet with President Reagan; scenes shown from Moscow summit; scenes shown of President Dwight Eisenhower meeting with Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev and President Richard Nixon meeting with Leonid Brezhnev. [Soviet expert Marshall SHULMAN - says both ntns. are over-militarized.] [Brookings Institution Ed HEWETT - says Gorbachev has realized reforms can't work if military is over-financed.] Historical film and photos shown from World War II and Cold War; Soviet invasion of Afghanistan mentioned. [Ex-Secretary of State Henry KISSINGER - says US must equate US-USSR relations with relationship of existing leaders] [Ex-UN ambassador Jeane KIRKPATRICK - discusses Khrushchev.] [HEWETT - discusses US-USSR relations if Gorbachev leaves scene.] [SHULMAN - says it is still a competitive rel.] Report introduced.
(Moscow, USSR : Tom Fenton) Problems in US-USSR trade featured; details given of inefficiency of Soviet bureaucracy, scenes shown. [Businessman Lou SMITH - explains how American philosophy of trade contrasts with USSR 's.] Problem of ruble's lack of worth outside communist bloc detailed. [Ice cream salesman Ben COHEN - explains plan to trade for wooden dolls in a barter system.] United States export bans on high technology equipment noted.
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Report introduced.
(DC: Eric Engberg) Novel ways developed by American churches to reach out to Christians in USSR featured; scenes shown from church in Apple Valley, California. [Open Doors spokesperson Dan WOODING - says USSR does not want our Bibles.] Efforts to free Christians imprisoned by Soviet authorities reported [Freed Christian dissident Valeri BARINTOV - discusses "glasnost" and Bibles.] American Bible Society reported receiving permission to send Bibles into USSR . [American Bible Society spokesperson Reverend John ERICKSON - says there are not enough Bibles to go around.] Plan by Open Doors group to smuggle Bibles into USSR explained. [WOODING - comments.]
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Russian Orthodox Church reported marking 1000th anniversary. Reagan's planned visit to Danilov Monastery noted.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Moscow, USSR : Barry Petersen) Moscow's Gorky Park featured; scenes shown of people and activities in park.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Summit mentioned.