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USSR / Homeless #321413

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 27, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather, Charles Kuralt) Poll results given. USSR propaganda re: US discussed. Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : Barry Petersen) USSR 's homeless noted not officially recognized. [MAN - (thru translator) says eats meat that Muscovites feed their dogs.] Homeless hsing. discussed. [MAN - (thru translator) comments on poverty.] USSR noted claiming everyone has job; details given, scenes shown. [WOMAN - (thru translator) says government should recognize homeless.] Homeless from provinces noted going to Moscow because there's better chance of finding work. Impact of perestroika upon USSR 's guarantee that all citizens provided with jobs discussed. [TV commentator Genrikh BOROVIK - predicts difficult years ahead.] [Unempl. Nina SHEMILKA - (thru translator) says she lost her job because she criticized party policy.] USSR officials noted having to admit problem exists before solution can be reached.

(Studio: Dan Rather) New York City anchor BOB SCHIEFFER introd.

Petersen, Barry;
Rather, Dan

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