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USSR / Soviet Youth #115949

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 31, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : Don Kladstrup) "Children of perestroika" in USSR featured; scenes shown from Soviet rock concert. [Aquarium lead singer Boris GREBENSHIKOV - says rock 'n' roll is here to stay.] Scenes shown from Soviet film "Is It Easy to be Young". [Rock music promoter Artemy TROITSKY - discusses film.] Stalinist propaganda film and scenes of Soviet "punks" shown. [In speech to communist youth league, Mikhail GORBACHEV - (thru translator) says young are bored with preachings.] Changing message to today's Soviet youth mentioned. [Student Vladimir TINIYEV - talks about thinking and God and what will come after Gorbachev.]

Jennings, Peter;
Kladstrup, Don

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