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USSR / Gorbachev / Communist Party Congress #334090

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 05, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) President Mikhail Gorbachev's plea to British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher for Western aid noted. Report introduced.

(Moscow: Barry Petersen) Reaction to proposal that Gorbachev attend future NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) meeting detailed. At Communist party congress today, conservative criticism of Gorbachev for sanctioning Soviet withdrawal from Eastern Europe reported; scenes shown; delegates quoted. Military discontent noted. [Military GENERAL - (thru translator) comments.]

(Studio: Dan Rather; London: Lesley Stahl) Analysis presented of motivation for President Bush's invitation to Gorbachev.

Petersen, Barry;
Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley

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