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CBS Evening News for Saturday, Nov 07, 1987
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : Wyatt Andrews) Parade in Moscow, USSR , celebrating 70th anniversary of socialism featured; details given, scenes shown. Control of leader Mikhail Gorbachev over military noted. Presence of new defense min. Dmitri Yazov, who was appointed after Mathias Rust landed plane in Red. Sq. last May, noted. [YAZOV - (thru translator) says threat of nuclear war still present.] Mil. parade shown; US-USSR arms control talks mentioned. Plea for joint US-USSR trip to Mars during parade shown. Parade noted glorifying Russian military while trying not to show too much of a militaristic image overseas.

Andrews, Wyatt;
Schieffer, Bob

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