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USSR / Gorbachev and Film Industry #321506

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 31, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather, Charles KuraltK) Impact of Mikhail Gorbachev's glasnost upon USSR film industry discussed; details given, scenes shown. Director quoted re: work. "Checkpoint on the Road" shown for first time since it was made years ago. Director Alexei Germann quoted with regard to film. Ministry reported giving Germann own studio and right to make movies. Germann's next film noted dealing with prison camps of Joseph Stalin's era. Hollywood, California, movie director quoted. United States and USSR movie makers compared. [Director Nikolai GOBENKO - comments on freedom.] Gobenko's new film discussed. [GOBENKO - says Gorbachev is only chance to save USSR .]


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