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USSR / Baker Visit / United States Policy / Analysis #340625

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Sep 08, 1991
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Secretary of State James Baker's itinerary for his upcoming trip to the USSR previewed.

(Studio: Bill Plante) The need for the United States to reevaluate its foreign policy with the USSR examined. [Soviet foreign minister Boris PANKIN - (thru translator) talks about Baker's trip.] [On Wednesday, BAKER - says we need to clarify the relationship among the republics and with the center.] [Johns Hopkins University Peter RODMAN - says power remains in the center.] [The Atlantic Council Rozanne RIDGEWAY - says United States must keep the nuclear arsenal under surveillance.]

(Studio: Connie Chung) Interview held with Princeton University's Stephen Cohen reported. [COHEN - analyzes the events in USSR and the future for democracy there; talks about the economy, which faces a hard winter with a distribution system that has broken down; says the central government will wind up controlling the nuclear weapons; mentions President Mikhail Gorbachev and Russian President Boris Yeltsin.]

Chung, Connie;
Plante, Bill

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