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USSR / Gorbachev / Protests #127105

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 04, 1990
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) President Mikhail Gorbachev reported apparently willing to accept multiparty system in USSR .

(Moscow: Jim Laurie) Push for political reform in USSR featured; scenes shown from protest march in Moscow; details given of likelihood that Gorbachev will call for abolition of constitutional Article 6, which guarantees leading role of Communist party, during Central Committee plenary session. [Editor and organizer Vitaly KOROTICH - says democratic procedure must have multiparty system.] Statement from former party official Boris Yeltsin mentioned. [Central Committee adviser Nikolai SHISHLIN - talks about Gorbachev's support.]

Laurie, Jim;
Sawyer, Forrest

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