CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 01, 1990
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio: Charles Kuralt) President Mikhail Gorbachev and Boris Yeltsin reported working together on economic reforms, beginning with Yeltsin's Russian republic plan; details given. Report introduced.
(Moscow: Peter Van Sant) Soviet government reported making Western currencies legal; details given of motivations and effects; scenes shown from Moscow hard currency stores. [MAN - (thru translator) comments.] Black market mentioned. [Soviet economist Vladimir POPOV - describes effect on rubles.]
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.