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London / Economic Summit / USSR and Western Aid #581682

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 14, 1991
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(London: Garrick Utley) Arrival of Western leaders in London for the summit shown; Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney quoted on aid to USSR . Report introduced.

(Moscow: Bob Abernethy) President Mikhail Gorbachev's need to prove that his reform plans deserve Western cooperation featured. [On "Meet the Press", Gorbachev adviser Yevgeny PRIMAKOV - says we must radicalize our move toward the market.] Soviet need for Western advice on how to create the conditions for private enterprise noted; industrial scenes shown. Russian President Boris Yeltsin mentioned. [Political SCIENTIST, EDITOR, shop CLERK (thru translator), anti-Communist young BUSINESSMAN - say aid is not needed.] West's need to support reform without propping up the old system noted.

Abernethy, Bob;
Utley, Garrick

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