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USSR / 27th Party Cong. #101118

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 24, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Importance of 27th communist party cong., beginning tomorrow, for US-USSR relations and especially for Mikhail Gorbachev's consolidation of power considered. Scenes shown.

(Moscow, USSR : Walter Rodgers) Several congress delegates (named) incl. Euvgeni Shuliak said illustrating role of blue collar workers in party congress [SHULIAK - (thru translator) comments on new atmosphere in party] 1 delegate's assessment of delegates' lack of outspokenness quoted. [Henrik KRUMM - (thru translator) explains not criticizing Gorbachev at cong.] Rel. between delegates' careers and their role at congress considered.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Upcoming item.

Jennings, Peter;
Rodgers, Walter

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