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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.
(Moscow: John Sheahan) Announcement that Soviet Congress of People's Deputies has granted President Mikhail Gorbachev extended powers examined; scenes shown. [Deputies Vitaly KOROTICH, Oleg KALUGIN - comment on powers.] December 16 scenes shown from Kishinev, Moldavia, USSR , of independence movement there. [COLONEL - (thru translator) says country is fed up with democracy.] Gorbachev noted nominating Gennadi Yanayev for newly created office of vice president.
- Schieffer, Bob;
- Sheahan, John
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