Grapevine: Jun. 11, 1990

AND NOW A WORD FROM OUR SUMMIT SPONSOR . . . White House planners are well used to the never ending demands of the network correspondents, but their patience was sorely tested at presummit requests to stage live remotes from the East Room, site of the Bush-Gorbachev signing ceremonies. Since the President has long complained about anchors doing "stand-ups" from the briefing room while he is still on the podium, the idea was nixed. "They wanted to cover it like a bowling tournament," protested one advance man.

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