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USSR / Gorbachev / Political Change #127089

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 03, 1990
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Barrie Dunsmore) Likelihood that President Mikhail Gorbachev will give up the Communist party's monopoly on power in USSR featured; details given of report from Moscow radio about political changes affecting Article 6. [Reformer Vitaly KOROTICH - says party must be more democratic to survive.]

(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Interview given with ABC consultant professor Robert Legvold of Columbia University. [LEGVOLD - says what will happen to Communist party is central to Gorbachev's reforms and comments on Gorbachev's motivations; discusses upcoming Central Committee plenum.]

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Sawyer, Forrest

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