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USSR : The Winter of Discontent (Part III) #319666

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 07, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) USSR Mikhail Gorbachev quoted with regard to reforms in his country Report introduced.

(Estonia, USSR : Tom Fenton) Estonian demonstrators shown supporting their parliament's effort to gain sovereignty over Kremlin. Ethnic violence in Armenia-Azerbaijan discussed. [MAN - says USSR is abnormal and mistake of history.] Estonians' call to secede noted threatening unity of USSR . [Popular Front delegate Martin KUUSK - comments on influx of Russians into Estonia.] Exs. of Estonian nationalism given; scenes shown. [MAN - says all we have to lose is our chains.] Gas shortage in Estonia noted. Statue of V.I. Lenin reported no longer wanted in Estonia.

Reporter(s):
Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:03:30

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