This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Moscow, USSR : Chris Wallace) Mikhail Gorbachev shown escorting President Reagan on tour of Red Sq.; details given. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) relates history of Saint Basil's Cathedral.] USSR officials reported placing groups of people around Sq. [WOMAN - (thru translator) hopes for peace.] [REAGAN - agrees with woman.] Gorbachev noted discussing past disagreements with Reagan. [REAGAN - jokes and puts arm around Gorbachev.] Gorbachev and Reagan shown with babies. Reagan reported addressing Moscow Univ. students. [REAGAN - responds to question with regard to Constitutional reconciliation of personal freedom and keeping order.] [REAGAN - responds to question with regard to treatment of American Indians.] [STUDENT - says Reagan charming.] White House aides quoted re: Reagan's apparent fatigue. [White House spokesperson Marlin FITZWATER - affirms Reagan's good health.] Reagans' dinner for Gorbachevs featured; details of entertainment from pianist Dave Brubeck given, scenes shown. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) expresses optimism for future.] [REAGAN - toasts Gorbachevs.]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Verification problems obstructing START treaty discussed. [Mikhail GORBACHEV - (thru translator) refers to first meeting with President Reagan and how problems were addressed.] [REAGAN - responds to Gorbachev's allusion.] [Secretary of State George SHULTZ - comments on progress toward START treaty and says he won't play "Jimmy the Greek" by giving odds on treaty possibilities; comments on Gorbachev's reforms.]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) President Reagan reported meeting with USSR film makers and artists. Glasnost noted allowing more freedom for writers and artists. "Glasnost" magazine reported closed down after it supported attempt to form alternative political party television broadcaster Vladimir Posner noted manifesting glasnost on TV; details given, scenes shown. USSR commentator reported admitting that reports from United States were distorted and concentrated on negative aspects of US society. [Columbia Univ. spokesperson Robert LEGVOLD - comments on changes in USSR .] Conservatives noted opposing glasnost. Film director given government money to make film with regard to farmer reported; details given of farmer being arrested for breaking old laws, scenes shown of meeting protesting conservatives' cancellation of film. [WOMAN - (thru translator) describes situation.] Department of Agriculture spokesperson noted asserting that film should be changed. [MAN - (thru translator) urges film's support.] [WOMAN - (thru translator) says one should be able to defend views.] [MAN - (thru translator) praises Mikhail Gorbachev.] Decision with regard to film noted pending.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) President Reagan's meeting with dissidents and refuseniks noted ill-received by USSR press; articles quoted.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Panamanian general Manuel Noriega reported vowing to remain in power in United States newspaper interview; Noriega quoted with regard to actor Clint Eastwood, US drug indictments against him. Report introduced.
(DC: Fred Francis) Cocaine smuggled through Pentagon's mail system shown; details given. Admin. officials quoted with regard to alleged drug smuggling from Panama by United States soldiers. Arrests in Moultrie, Georgia, featured; details given, scenes shown. Pentagon official quoted with regard to arrests. Arrest of drug smugglers last year in Honduras and Puerto Rico recalled; details given, scenes shown.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) El Salvador's President Jose Napoleon Duarte quoted re: bleeding ulcers. Duarte noted receiving medical treatment in DC. White House sources quoted with regard to Duarte's cancer.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Anti-American riots noted continuing in Seoul, South Korea; details given, scenes shown. Protestors' demand noted.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Armenian protests against USSR government reported; protestors reported demanding that Azerbaijan be returned to Armenia. Report introduced.
(Studio: John Chancellor) Glasnost's changes discussed. Ethnic unrest noted protected by glasnost. Artists and intellectuals reported demanding extension of glasnost. Glasnost's impact upon press discussed. Mikhail Gorbachev's impact upon USSR noted lasting.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Nancy Reagan quoted with regard to tour of Hermitage Museum in Leningrad; details given, scenes shown. Art collection noted begun under influence of Catherine the Great; scenes shown from museum. Reagan quoted with regard to works. Reagan noted visiting Peter the Great's palace; details given, scenes shown. Anecdote told with regard to Americans visiting one of few private restaurants in USSR .
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Moscow, USSR : Henry Champ) Moscow musicians Gregori and Ella shown practicing; details given, scenes shown. Billy Taylor shown performing in USSR . [GREGORI -wants to visit jazz American] [ELLA - names United States cities she wants to visit.] USSR citizens noted wanting to know more about US. President Reagan's speech shown broadcast on Red Sq. screen. American foods and prods. shown displayed in Moscow. [PEOPLE - say they want to be friends with Americans] USSR motorcycle riders shown trying to act like Hell's Angels while appearing clean-cut and wholesome. [RIDERS - comment on United States motorcycles.] USSR people noted only receiving fragmented images of US.