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NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 14, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Bob Abernethy) Need for economic reform in USSR examined; scenes shown of victorious Russian President Boris Yeltsin; details given of "grand bargain" of United States aid in return for reform. [Harvard University Graham ALLISON - comments.] Question of whether USSR will accept conditions for Western aid outlined. [USA-Canada Institution Andrei KORTUNOV - raises private property issue.] [Two PEOPLE, YELTSIN - (thru translator) comment.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(No location given: John Cochran) Careful response of President Bush to developments in the USSR because he must deal with President Mikhail Gorbachev for a nuclear arms treaty featured. [On plane, BUSH - comments on Yeltsin's win.] [Carnegie Endowment Geoffrey KEMP - comments.] [Soviet ambassador to United States Viktor KOMPLEKTOV - comments.] [Senator Bill BRADLEY - says we have needs at home.] Bush's plan to tie aid to Soviet reform reiterated.

Abernethy, Bob;
Brokaw, Tom;
Cochran, John

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