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USSR / Government / Japan Visit #337766

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 16, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Soviet parliament reported giving preliminary approval to ban on political strikes and demonstrations; details given of President Mikhail Gorbachev's anti-crisis program. Report introduced.

(Kunashiri Island: Bill Whitaker) Gorbachev's visit to Tokyo, Japan, reported; dispute over Kurile Islands, USSR , seized from Japan during World War II, examined; people and prosperity of Kunashiri Island, USSR , featured; fear of Japanese investment noted; scenes shown of spring festival. [Six RESIDENTS - express very different views about USSR 's right to own islands.]

Rather, Dan;
Whitaker, Bill

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