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US-USSR Relations / Human Rights #321412

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 27, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather, Charles Kuralt) USSR officials reported attacking Reagan administration after president' rhetoric in Helsinki, Finland; details given. USSR noted remaining one- party country

(Studio: Dan Rather) Mikhail Gorbachev's reform attempts featured; details given, scenes shown. Gorbachev noted asserting that increase democrat and reform can only occur within bounds of socialism. [Democrat Union organization Alexander LUKOSCHOV - (thru translator) comments on lack of tolerance.] "Glasnost" magazine editor Sergei Grigoryants noted arrested; charges quoted. [GRIGORYANTS - (thru translator) comments on destruction of magazine and archives.] Jewish scholar Mikhail Schlinoff reported forming Jewish Cultural Org.; details given, scenes shown. [SCHLINOFF - comments on inability to rent hall to meet since not official organization] Jewish cemetery shown after desecration days ago. Sovs. noted intolerant of nonconformity. [LUKOSCHOV - (thru translator) comments on fears.] Gorbachev's tolerance discussed.

Rather, Dan;
Kuralt, Charles

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