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USSR / Bush and The Republics #132880

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 26, 1991
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) President Bush's desire for a summit meeting with Russian President Boris Yeltsin noted. Report introduced.

(State Department: John McWethy) Issues of who will control nuclear and other weapons and what will happen to the economy in what was the Soviet union featured. [BUSH - talks about the arms agreement; criticizes Cuba's Fidel Castro for sticking with Communism.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Moscow: John Donvan) Yeltsin's economic program now that Gorbachev is gone examined; scenes shown of Mikhail Gorbachev, the day after his retirement as Soviet president, featured; details given of his views on Yeltsin and of the official dissolution of the Parliament.

(Studio: Carole Simpson) "PrimeTime Live" special on Gorbachev's final hours previewed.

Donvan, John;
McWethy, John;
Simpson, Carole

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