ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 31, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Open political criticism by former party chief Boris Yeltsin of party official Yegor Ligachev recalled. Report introduced.
(Moscow, USSR : Walter Rodgers) Denial by Yeltsin of earlier stmts. that Ligachev should be removed from Politburo reported [YELTSIN - (thru translator) comments.] [In reviewing Yeltsin's BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) interview, translator Stephen PEARL - says Yeltsin said he would like to see Ligachev removed.] [YELTSIN - (thru translator) says there is no opposition to Mikhail Gorbachev's restructuring.]
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