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USSR / Orphans #313738

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 06, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : Wyatt Andrews) USSR state christening shown. [OFFICIAL - (thru translator) urges baby to uphold communism] USSR orphans shown. No. of homeless children given. [Soviet-American Women's Council Colette SHULMAN - discusses USSR secretiveness regarding homeless children.] V.I. Lenin Soviet Children's Fund headed by Raisa Gorbachev, discussed; details given, scenes shown. [Orphanage director Isolda PETERSON - (thru translator) discusses moral implications of so many homeless children.] [V.I. Lenin Soviet Children's Fund Albert LIKHANOV - (thru translator) comments on morals and education] Rise in deserted children noted. Plight of Soviet women discussed. [Architect/unwed MOTHER - (thru translator) discusses fact that if she had married son's father she would have had to do all housework and care for the husband as well.] [LIKHANOV - (thru translator) discusses plan to help unwed mothers.] Soviet homeless children shown.

Andrews, Wyatt;
Rather, Dan

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