ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 04, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Serious bread shortage in USSR reported; scenes shown of empty shelves. President Mikhail Gorbachev noted accusing farmers of hoarding grain.
(Moscow: Mike von Fremd) Problems in harvesting wheat crop in the new USSR featured; scenes shown. [MEN - (thru translator) say they cannot force us now.] Gorbachev shown pleading with people to help harvest the crop. Many city people noted refusing to help with harvesting as has been the tradition due to new perestroika.
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