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The Russian Front (Part I) #303479

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 01, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Moscow, USSR ) May Day celebrations here today, attended by President's son, Ron Reagan, described, shown. Soviet observance of V.E. Day and contd. emotional and psychological involvement with USSR 's experience in World War II examined. [Journalist Gennady GERASIMOV - notes Russia's losses during WW II.] Country's link with war trauma illustrated by private citizens (named), shown. [GERASIMOV - notes lessons for the young from remembering the war.] Scenes from "Alexander Nevsky" shown courtesy Corinth Films. Implications of Soviet mentality toward past for its role in contemporary international relations considered.
REPORTER: Mark Phillips

Phillips, Mark;
Rather, Dan

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