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USSR / Gorbachev / Economy #128724

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 23, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Jim Laurie) Statements from President Mikhail Gorbachev in defense of his perestroika plan for the economy and his attack on radical leader Boris Yeltsin, who has long been a critic of the slow pace of economic change in Gorbachev's USSR , featured; scenes shown from Moscow. Gorbachev's advisers said calling for a national referendum on yesterday's proposed price reforms. [Economist Leonid ABALKIN - (thru translator) says we need consensus to move ahead.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Laurie, Jim
Duration:
00:01:50

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