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USSR / 27th Communist Party Cong. #101155

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 26, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Significance of 27th communist party congress and Mikhail Gorbachev's public criticism of Soviet system's weak pts. noted.

(Moscow, USSR : Walter Rodgers) Congress addresses of foreign dignitaries today featured; scenes shown. [Fidel CASTRO - (thru translator) praises Gorbachev, Sovs.] [General Wojciech JARUZELSKI - (thru translator) cites Poland's commitment.] [Soviet delegate Zumbert POTESHELLI - (thru translator) announces crackdown on political corruption in Georgia.] [PEOPLE - praise new open atmosphere.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) [Commentator George WILL and Soviet journalist Vladimir POSNER - debate Soviet government's control of info.] Upcoming item announced.

Jennings, Peter;
Rodgers, Walter

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