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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Moscow: Barry Petersen) USSR parliament reported voting to expand presidential powers; details given of President Mikhail Gorbachev's role in changing Soviet laws; scenes shown. [People's deputy Sergei STANKEVICH - says laws give Gorbachev too much power.] Soviets recalled demanding right to elect their leader; details given of Gorbachev's response to public pressure. Boris Yeltsin quoted regarding situation. Growing nationalism in republics discussed; scenes shown from Latvia.
- Petersen, Barry;
- Rather, Dan
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