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ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 02, 1990
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(Moscow: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Moscow: John Laurence) Successful Russian politician Boris Yeltsin profiled; scenes shown of Yeltsin's work day. [YELTSIN - (thru translator) says Russia needs original momentum.] Yeltsin's challenge to President Mikhail Gorbachev detailed. [YELTSIN - (thru translator) says Gorbachev has become corrupted and that perestroika, not Gorbachev, needs to be saved.] Yeltsin's background reviewed; photos shown.

(Moscow: Peter Jennings) Yeltsin noted very quiet at today's Communist party congress.

Jennings, Peter;
Laurence, John

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