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ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 15, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Awarding of 1990 Nobel Peace Prize to President Mikhail Gorbachev reported.

(Moscow: Jim Laurie) Reaction of Gorbachev to news while Soviet parliament put off consideration of a 500-day economic program featured; scenes shown from Moscow. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) comments.] [Peoples deputy Oleg KALUGIN - says people are so disgruntled Nobel Prize will not help.] Economic problems reviewed; scenes shown from potato harvest and from nearly empty stores.

Jennings, Peter;
Laurie, Jim

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