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USSR / Economy Reforms / Food Prices #106644

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 26, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Jarriel) Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : Walter Rodgers) Impact of Mikhail Gorbachev's price reforms on cost of food in USSR featured; details given, scenes shown. [PEOPLE - (thru translator) discuss food prices.] Percentage of Soviet income going for food noted. [PEOPLE - comment.] Contrasting food prices in USSR and United States cited. USSR pricing policies described. [GORBACHEV - comments in Russian.] [Brookings Institution Ed HEWETT - says Gorbachev's problem is to convince people to give up economy security for economy efficiency.] Pol. problems of economy reform in USSR noted.

Jarriel, Tom;
Rodgers, Walter

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