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Washington Notebook (US Aid To Yeltsin) #344955

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jun 20, 1992
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) The background to the issue of United States aid to Russian President Boris Yeltsin in a time of economic problems and a changing world order examined; scenes shown of Yeltsin planting a tree in Ottawa, Canada, as he wrapped up his visit to North America. [On Wednesday, YELTSIN - (thru translator) addresses Congress.] [Representative Lee HAMILTON - praises Yeltsin's speech.] [Carnegie Endowment Daniel HAMILTON - says Russia is no longer an equal superpower.] [On Thursday, Representative Maxine WATERS - comments.] [On January 29, 1991, and last week President BUSH - talks about foreign policy.] [British American Security Council Natalie GOLDRING - says US must restructure its approach to national security.] [Secretary of State James BAKER - cites this opportunity.] The issue of the long- range benefits of helping Russia when there are problems at home reiterated.

Schieffer, Bob

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