CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 09, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Moscow: Anthony Mason) Georgia president Zviad Gamsakhurdia and legislature reported voting to resurrect 73-year-old declaration of independence; scenes shown of celebration. At meeting with republic representatives, President Mikhail Gorbachev reported unveiling plan to avert economic collapse; details given. Challenges to Gorbachev's authority examined; Moscow demonstration in defiance of ban recalled; scenes shown of coal miners on strike in Vorkuta, Siberia, USSR . [GAMSAKHURDIA, GORBACHEV - comment.]
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