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USSR / Gorbachev / Political Change #331505

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Feb 03, 1990
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Dan Rather) Report that President Mikhail Gorbachev will offer a new Communist party platform when Central Committee meets examined; tenets of platform outlined on screen. Radical nature of this idea of Communist party giving up power explained. [US-Canada Institution Sergei PLEKHANOV - says changes entail taking power from the bureaucracy and giving it to society.] Move by supporters of late Andrei Sakharov to repeal Article 6 noted.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer; Moscow: Dan Rather) Issue of how Gorbachev will come out of this meeting reviewed.

Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob

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