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USSR / Arms Reduction Treaty / Baltics / Censorship #337193

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 06, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Secretary of State James Baker reported asking Senate to delay ratification of European arms treaty, citing questions about Soviet compliance. President Bush's spokesman reported saying US is sending medical supplies to USSR Baltic republics; President Mikhail Gorbachev quoted on the Baltics and preserving union. Report introduced.

(Moscow: Anthony Mason) Death of glasnost in Soviet radio and TV reporting examined; Gorbachev's new chief of state radio and TV, Leonid Kravchenko, reported assigning Moscow's critical Radio Russia to a weaker frequency and denying Boris Yeltsin television time; censorship of news programs cited; newspapers noted free from censorship under law passed last summer. [Radio Russia Sergei PUSTOVOITOV, anchorwoman Tatiana MITKOVA (thru translator), KRAVCHENKO - comment.]

Mason, Anthony;
Rather, Dan

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