The Best of Notable Quotables; December 12, 1988

Vol. One; No. 22


"Oh, Mr. Gorbachev!  
You are so different from all the other boys!  
I think I’m falling in love with you!  
Clap your hands, clap your hands, Gorbachev!  
Clap, clap, clap, clap your hands!" 

-- a Hungarian pop singer featured during story by NBC reporter John Cochran, May 26.

"It is a totally different world. Moscow is right now an open city. It is just as open as Washington, D.C."

-- William Lord, former Executive Producer of ABC’s World News Tonight, quoted in the Washington Post by Tom Shales, in early June.