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USSR / Economic Conditions / Gorbachev / Naberezhnyye Chelny #331144

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 01, 1990
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(Moscow: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Anthony Mason) Economic problems facing President Mikhail Gorbachev examined; details given; scenes shown from Leonid Brezhnev's truck factory in Naberezhnyye Chelny, USSR . [Gorbachev supporter Valery PASYGIN - (thru translator) jokes about his curly hair; explains his effort to change system from a centralized one to one of free enterprise.] [House plant cooperative owner Fariv KARIMOV - (thru translator) comments on receiving loan from city's bank.] Difficulty of achieving perestroika here noted.

Mason, Anthony;
Rather, Dan

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