CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 17, 1991
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan and Treasury Secretary Nicholas Brady's visit to the USSR mentioned. Report introduced.
(Moscow: Peter Van Sant) USSR food shortage and need for Western aid featured; details given of low Soviet crop yields. Soviet troops reported working in agriculture; scenes shown. Breakdowns in distribution and organized crime said to contribute to food shortages. [WOMAN - (thru translator) says they'll go hungry.] USSR request for billions of dollars in emergency food aid noted. [Sales CLERKS, CUSTOMER - (thru translator) comment.] High-priced private markets shown.
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.