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USSR / Gorbachev #313560

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 02, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : Wyatt Andrews) USSR leader Mikhail Gorbachev answering critics rptd; details given, scenes shown. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) says critics of his economy reforms are trying to undermine the benefits for everyone.] Communist party chairperson Boris Yeltsin said threatened to resign if reforms did not move faster. Joseph Stalin's reforms discussed. Gorbachev's comment about Stalin quoted. [GORBACHEV - says Stalin's actions were unforgivable.] Gorbachev's view that he is like V.I. Lenin and will lead the second Russian revolution detailed.

Andrews, Wyatt;
Rather, Dan

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