Edward M. Kennedy Senate Files
Sound recording of the radio program "Face Off." Senator Edward M. "Ted" Kennedy of Massachusetts and Senator Alan K. "Al" Simpson of Wyoming debate General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev's visit to New York City and his speech at the United Nations (UN). They comment on the outlook for U.S. relations with the Soviet Union under the administration of President-elect George H. W. Bush. The episode aired on Thursday, December 8, 1988, on the Mutual Broadcasting System.