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NBC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 10, 1989
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(Studio: Mary Alice Williams) Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : Peter Kent) Pol. reform in Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev's USSR featured; scenes shown of protest march in Moscow marking Human Rights Day and of second anti-government demonstration by a radical dissident group that was dispersed by riot police. ["Foreign Affairs" editor William HYLAND - says Gorbachev is realizing that what happened in E. Europe took place too fast.] Reformist members of Soviet parliament reported voting for general strike to push for amendment of constitution to allow opposition parties; Andrei Sakharov quoted.

Kent, Peter;
Williams, Mary Alice

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