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ABC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 07, 1993
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Endorsement by President Clinton of Russian President Boris Yeltsin the day after Yeltsin backed away from promises for a presidential election next June reported; scenes shown of police breaking up a Moscow rally on the anniversary day for the Bolshevik revolution.

(Moscow: Jim Bittermann) The future for the tomb of Communist leader V.I. Lenin, whose body has been on view for decades to symbolize the immortality of his ideals, in the changing political climate of Russia featured; historical scenes and Lenin's preserved body shown. [Three MUSCOVITES, Lenin's niece Olga ULYANOV, state research lab's professor Sergei GEPOV - (thru translator) comment on the issue of moving the body.]

Bittermann, Jim;
Simpson, Carole

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