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US-USSR Relations / Summit / Food Shortages #575512

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 01, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) President Bush and President Mikhail Gorbachev reported signing agreements on chemical weapons, territorial boundaries and student exchanges; details given of framework for long- range nuclear weapons reduction and trade agreement; live scenes shown. Report introduced.

(Moscow: Tom Pettit) Chaos in USSR food supply system featured; Uzbekistan, Tadzhikistan, Kalinin, USSR , and Vladimir, USSR , reported withholding fresh food from other regions' markets. [Three SOVIETS - (thru translator) comment on shortages.] [MAN - talks about economics.] [Two SOVIETS - (thru translator) say they expect nothing from US.] Russian republic President Boris Yeltsin's recent political exploits detailed. [YELTSIN - (thru translator) says changes will lead to social explosion.] "Los Angeles Times" poll cited regarding Soviet unrest.

Brokaw, Tom;
Pettit, Tom

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