ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 05, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Mikhail Gorbachev's experiments in perestroika, or economy reform, noted. Report introduced.
(Moscow, Poland: Richard Threlkeld) Impact of economy reform on Soviet food prices reported; scenes shown. [In Moscow, first WOMAN - (thru translator) says Poles are probably justified in feeling prices should be lowered.] [Second WOMAN - says there would not be strikes in USSR .] [MAN - (thru translator) says Poles should work more and strike less.] [Soviet foreign ministry spokesperson Gennady GERASIMOV - (thru translator) comments on situation in Poland.] Warning from USSR that unrest in Poland will threaten economy reform noted.
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