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USSR / Opposition Party #562631

NBC Evening News for Sunday, May 08, 1988
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Problems facing leader like Mikhail Gorbachev in trying to effect economy and political reforms detailed. Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : Sandy Gilmour) Forming of opposition party to Communist party in USSR featured; details given, scenes shown. [Democrat Union party spokesperson Yuri MITIUNOV - says party is pluralism.] Gorbachev's position that economy and political reforms will be guided only by Communist party reiterated. [Democrat Union party spokesperson Yevgenia DEBRIONSKAYA - (thru translator) says creation of legal opposition may be possible now.] Soviet police reported arresting people following mtgs.

Reporter(s):
Gilmour, Sandy;
Utley, Garrick
Duration:
00:02:00

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