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A US-Soviet summit may be far off, but a visitor to Moscow is trying to arrange a CBS-Soviet summit in the meantime. Yes, the visitor is former news anchorman Walter Cronkite -- an old hand when it comes to talking with other countries' leaders. Now he wants to meet Soviet President Leonid Brezhnev.

A prominent Soviet newspaper commentator wrote a warm tribute to Cronkite when he stepped down as CBS anchorman last month -- saying, in effect, that if American officials had Cronkite's "code of honor," superpower relations might be better.

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But initial indications are not encouraging that Cronkite will be allowed to meet Brezhnev before leaving for home April 5.m

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