This program is 27 minutes long
(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.
(Moscow, USSR : Chris Wallace) Ceremonies for President Reagan upon his arrival in Moscow, USSR , for summit talks reported; Soviet president Andrei Gromyko mentioned; scenes shown from airport and of motorcade into city. 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 human rights mentioned. [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.] Gorbachev's response to Reagan's raising of human rights issues quoted. [On "Meet the Press", White House chief of staff Howard BAKER - says there will be tumultuous conversations during summit.] Reagans' walk through Moscow shown.
(Studio: Garrick Utley) Rel. between Raisa Gorbachev and Nancy Reagan reviewed. Report introduced.
(Moscow, USSR : Andrea Mitchell) Tour of Kremlin's Assumption Cathedral by Raisa Gorbachev and Nancy Reagan reported; scenes shown. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) talks about misunderstandings.] [REAGAN - says they get along well.] Scenes shown of Nancy and Raisa from December 1987 and of Nancy and Don. Regan in November 1985. Nancy Reagan's comment on Don Regan's quote about her comment on Raisa quoted. [In Assumption Cathedral, REAGAN - asks about religion use of cathedral.] Limited mtgs. between Nancy and Raisa noted.
(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.
(Moscow, USSR : John Cochran) Various diplomacy topics to be discussed during summit reported; report of deal between United States and USSR to give each other advanced notification of testing of ballistic missiles detailed; scenes shown. Mutual guaranteeing of withdrawal of Soviet forces from Afghanistan recalled; scenes shown. USSR reported accusing Pakistan of continue to send arms to Afghan rebels. [Soviet central committee spokesperson Georgi ARBATOV - talks about noninterference in Afghanistan.] USSR reported seeking United States help in ending war in Angola; scenes shown. [Secretary of State George SHULTZ - discusses proposal to withdraw Cuban troops from Angola.] Likelihood that Mikhail Gorbachev will reveal world "hot spots" he wants to deal with during summit reported
(Studio: Garrick Utley) Presence of Syrian troops reported stopping fighting between pro-Iranian and pro-Syrian Moslem factions in Beirut, Lebanon. Report introduced.
(Damascus, Syria: Rick Davis) Announcement that Syrian forces will pull out gradually from Beirut reported; scenes shown. Issue of hostages there detailed; stmts. that hostage negotiations would have to be with Iran noted. Upcoming Arab summit in Algeria mentioned.
(Studio: Garrick Utley) Diversification of Soviet peoples noted; dispute between Armenians and Azerbaijanis recalled. Report introduced.
(Moscow, USSR : Jim Bittermann) Current status of situation in Armenia featured; details given, scenes shown. Problems in region of Nagorno- Karabakh, Armenian area in Azerbaijan, discussed; scenes shown of recent riot there. [WOMAN - (thru translator) describes violence in Nagorno-Karabakh.] Mikhail Gorbachev's handling of ethnic violence explained. [WOMAN - (thru translator) explains her impression that Gorbachev is friend of Armenians.] [Demographics expert Murray FESHBACH - discusses potential disruption to country from ethnic nationalism.] Problems facing Gorbachev in dealing with ethnic issues detailed.
(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report from "New York Times" that Armenians are being allowed into United States as political refugees noted.
(Studio: Garrick Utley) Appt. by Pope John Paul II of Roman Catholic cardinal in Lithuania reported Issue of freedom of religion in USSR and Russian Orthodox Church in USSR featured; scenes shown of church services and of state- owned Monastery of the Caves in Kiev. [Moscow Archbishop TITON - (thru translator) says people are becoming aware of their past.] Repairing of Soviet churches because of Christian millennium and Mikhail Gorbachev's desire for church support of his reforms reported; historical film shown of destruction of churches by Joseph Stalin and his successors. Gorbachev's meeting with church officials reported shown. Existing regulations on religion examined. [Soviet cncl. of religion affairs spokesperson Yuri SMIRNOV - says church is not indep., but is part of state system here.] Underground church service shown. [Relig. dissident Aleksandr OGORODNIKOV - (thru translator) says doors of prisons have opened only since Gorbachev.] Restoration of Danilov Monastery noted; scenes shown. [SMIRNOV - discusses religion in USSR .] Newly-built church shown. [Father SERGEI - (thru translator) believes other churches will be needed and built.] [SMIRNOV - explains religion's relationship with law.]