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CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 17, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Barry Petersen) President Mikhail Gorbachev reported calling for referendum on private ownership of land; scenes shown from parliament; details given of economy. [Economic plan architect Stanislav SHATALIN - (thru translator) says he doesn't question the coach.] Bolshevik Revolution recalled. [Gorbachev economic adviser Nikolai PETRAKOV - (thru translator) comments on incentive to work.] [Harriman Institution Marshall SHULMAN - talks about fear of anarchy.]

(Yaroslavl, USSR : Peter Van Sant) State of emergency declared in Yaroslavl, USSR , to get wheat crop harvested featured; reasons for waste detailed. [Two WOMEN, farmer Yuri NESOV - (thru translator) comment on worker shortage.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Gorbachev's reunion with former President Ronald Reagan reported; scenes shown from Moscow; Reagan quoted.

Petersen, Barry;
Rather, Dan;
Van Sant, Peter

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