CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 03, 1978
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(Studio) Is noted that Sunday will be 25th anniversary of death of USSR ruler Joseph Stalin.
REPORTER: Morton Dean
(Gori, USSR ) Background on Stalin given and advent of anti-Stalinism with secret speech by Nikita Khrushchev in 1956 noted. Tributes to Stalin as native son who made good in his hometown of Gori, in Soviet Georgia, described. Move in USSR government to allow mention of Stalin once again, with Leonid Brezhnev's initiation, outlined. Also mentioned are KGB, Kremlin and USSR prisons.
REPORTER: Bernard Redmont
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