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USSR / Soviet Government #340590

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 05, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Anthony Mason) Formation of a transitional government in the USSR following President Mikhail Gorbachev's browbeating of the Congress of People's Deputies featured; scenes shown; details given of government setup outlined on screen. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) says he will not yield.] [Supreme Soviet Nikolai NEILAND, People's Deputies Oleg RUMYANTSEV, Galina STAROVOLTOVA - comment.] Formal proposal that body of V.I. Lenin be removed from its mausoleum in Red Square in Moscow noted. Agenda for Gorbachev's declaration of independence for the Baltics mentioned.

Mason, Anthony;
Rather, Dan

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