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USSR / Bolshevik Revolution Celebration #46794

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 07, 1977
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(Leningrad, USSR ) Report on final battle of Bolshevik revolution in 1917, when Bolsheviks took over Winter Palace in Leningrad, then Petrograd. (Films and photos shown.) Signal for takeover, gunshots from cruiser anchored in River Neva, noted. Lenin and John Reed, who is now buried in Kremlin wall, quoted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Moscow, USSR ) Report on military review in Moscow's Red Square; Leonid Brezhnev and other USSR politicos stand at Lenin mausoleum to watch. 1st public appearance of T-72 battle tank and details with regard to tank cited. Speech by defense minister Dmitri Ustinov described. Civilian part of parade noted.
REPORTER: Lynn Jones

(Leningrad, USSR ) Cruiser Aurora's place in Leningrad harbor as memorial cited; report with regard to United States military leaders view of USSP military strength.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Aberdeen, Maryland) USSR military strength and potential of its development detailed. (Film shown.)
REPORTER: Bill Wordham

(Leningrad, USSR ) Socialist intentions of Bolsheviks cited. Report on present-day life of average Soviet citizen.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reporter(s):
Jones, Lynn;
Reynolds, Frank;
Wordham, Bill
Duration:
00:06:00

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