NBC Evening News for Sunday, May 22, 1988
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Decision by Mikhail Gorbachev to open door to private enterprise in Soviet society reported; details given of private cooperative near Moscow, scenes shown. [Co-op director Alexander SMOLENSKI - (thru translator) explains own background.] Response of Moscow state-run building supply company noted. [Andrei ASAPOVICH - (thru translator) discusses quality of product] Display by private businesses shown; details given of private enterprise project that builds homes. [Co-op director Evgeny KOLODIN - (thru translator) discusses dealing with problems in venture.] Extent of financial rewards for private enterprise in USSR examined. [Moscow city council Alexander PANIN - (thru translator) discusses formula for private enterprise.] [Computer software maker Vladimir GANTAR - (thru translator) discusses interest in project.] [Busman. Vladimir YAKOLEV - (thru translator) discusses hunger for information in Soviet society.] USSR citizens' envy of United States energy and self-confidence and Gorbachev's efforts to instill these qualities in Sovs. detailed.
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