CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 24, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Moscow, USSR : Barry Petersen) USSR general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev's handling of coal miners' strike examined. Miners' delegation to meet with Prime Min. Nikolai Ryzhkov reported [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) blames miners' problems on those opposing his reforms.] [People's DEPUTY, Boris YELTSIN - (thru translator) comment on reform.] [STRIKERS - (thru translator) praise Gorbachev.] Possible Communist party purge noted.
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