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USSR / Parliament #122236

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 25, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : Rick Inderfurth) Opening of newly elected Soviet parliament featured; details given of signs of change shown by parliament, scenes shown. [Andrei SAKHAROV - (thru translator) calls for report from Mikhail Gorbachev.] Gorbachev's orchestration of meeting discussed; political Boris Yeltsin mentioned.

(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Story in "Pravda" that most members of parliament are traveling to the meeting by bus, not limousine, noted. Tonight's special "Beyond the Cold War" mentioned.

Inderfurth, Rick;
Jennings, Peter

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