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CBS Evening News for Sunday, Mar 27, 1988
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(Studio: Susan Spencer) Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : Wyatt Andrews) Special school in Moscow featured; details given, scenes shown of school for Soviet elite. [TEACHER - (thru translator) reads history questions.] Mikhail Gorbachev's "perestroika" policy reported interested in getting rid of teaching with rote responses by children. [School principal Nina KUTREYATSAVA - (thru translator) says we want to create people capable of critical understanding.] Problem of USSR 's history being closely guarded secret noted; file film shown of Joseph Stalin. [high school STUDENTS - talk about Soviet past.]

Reporter(s):
Andrews, Wyatt;
Spencer, Susan
Duration:
00:02:50

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