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USSR / Communist Party Congress / Future of The Communist Party #576096

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 01, 1990
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(Moscow: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Bob Abernethy) Division of the Communist party in USSR examined; scenes shown of Moscow preparing for the party congress. [Two MEN - (thru translator) criticize the party.] [All Union Center for the Study of Public Opinion Dr. Yuri LEVADA - says party and people are going in different directions.] Recent political events in USSR and their implications for the Communist party reviewed. President Mikhail Gorbachev noted needing to get conservatives to vote for enough reforms so the liberals don't split off. [Communist party central committee staff Igor MALASHENKO - says if party does not reform itself, it will be less and less relevant.] [LEVADA - talks about the party structure.]

(Moscow: Tom Brokaw) Direction to be taken by Gorbachev at the congress previewed.

Abernethy, Bob;
Brokaw, Tom

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