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NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 13, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : Sandy Gilmour) Public accusations against former Moscow communist leader Boris Yeltsin reported; details given, scenes shown. [USSR OFFICIAL - says Yeltsin preached reform and democrat but was dictatorial in his behavior.] USSR press agency TASS said to have covered hearings regarding Yeltsin's dismissal. General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev's and Yeltsin's comments quoted on screen. [WOMAN - (thru translator) says every Soviet person should know what happened.] [MAN - (thru translator) says reforms are not moving quickly enough and Yeltsin was right.] Gorbachev's situation and the reform program without Yeltsin discussed. [USSR OFFICIAL - says they will go on without Yeltsin.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Gilmour, Sandy

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