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USSR / Ukrainians / Reagan Visit #321184

CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 14, 1988
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) President Reagan's plan to visit Danilov Monastery in Ukraine, which is undergoing restoration, during his summit visit to USSR reported; scenes shown of monastery. [Ukrainian congress committee spokesperson Myron WASYLYC - says there is propaganda campaign to show there is religion tolerance in USSR .] White House defense of plans to visit monastery detailed. [White House communications director Tom GRISCOM - says president will talk about religion while in USSR .] White House reported inviting Ukrainian-Americans to conference with Reagan. [REAGAN - hopes for religion freedom for Russians.] [Representative William LIPINSKI - says visit could be another Bitburg for Reagan.] Reference to Reagan's 1985 president visit to German cemetery where Nazi SS were buried explained. [Wellesley College Russian expert Marshall GOLDMAN - discusses issue of nationalism in USSR .]

Schieffer, Bob

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