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USSR / History / Trans-Siberian Railroad #321395

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 25, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Historical film shown of Nicholas II; details given. House of Peter Carl Faberge in Saint Petersburg noted product exquisite jewels; details given, pieces shown. Faberge eggs Czar Nicholas gave wife every year shown and discussed. Egg commemorating Trans-Siberian railroad shown. Report introduced.

(Trans-Siberian RR: Charles Kuralt) People shown awaiting Reagans' arrival. [WOMAN - (thru translator) comments on arrival.] Trans-Siberian RR featured; details given, scenes shown. [Nikolai ROSOMOFSKY - (thru translator) says likes President Reagan's face but not as president] Countryside noted looking like United States during Depression years ["ANNA" - (thru translator) comments on US.] [CHILDREN - (thru translator) comment on lives.] [Elena BOBOSHKA - (thru translator) sings about no more war.] [MAN - (thru translator) comments on future.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Tomorrow's broadcast previewed.

Kuralt, Charles;
Rather, Dan

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