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Nixon Russia Trip / Computer Trade #223135

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 25, 1972
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(Moscow, USSR ) Despite jeopardy of trade agreement, some Americans already seeking Russian currency.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Moscow, USSR ) Russians excel in space exploration, but on Earth their econ. and bureaucracy swamped with paperwork. Soviet government, therefore, cannot provide all things Soviet people want and need. 28 American companies in Moscow this week with solution: computers. [Control Data Corp., Hugh DONAHUE - says Sovs. are technologically advanced in space systems, etc., but US has production capacity.] Premier Kosygin's son-in-law in charge of automation. Trade talks at summit could make it easier for Russians to take big leap forward to computer age.
REPORTER: Murray Fromson

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Fromson, Murray
Duration:
00:02:40

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