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USSR / The Baltics / Bush #340154

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Sep 01, 1991
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Riga, Latvia: Peter Van Sant) Issue of diplomatic recognition of the Baltics featured; scenes shown from Lithuania and Latvia. [Lithuanian President Vytautas LANDSBERGIS - (thru translator) says he spoke to President Bush, who said Lithuania would be free tomorrow.] [Latvian Prime Minister Ivars GODMANIS - says we need recognition from the US.] [MAN - wonders why Bush hesitates.]

(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Kennebunkport: Wyatt Andrews) Plans for United States to announce diplomatic recognition of the Baltics featured; details given of United States policy. [LANDSBERGIS - says there will be a statement about diplomatic relations.] [On "This Week with David Brinkley", United States ambassador to USSR Robert STRAUSS - says he is ambassador to something in transition.] Uncertainty about who controls the nuclear weapons noted. [In Moscow, Senator Sam NUNN - says missiles should have a self-destruct device.]

Andrews, Wyatt;
Chung, Connie;
Van Sant, Peter

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