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NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 09, 1992
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(Peoria, Illinois: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Jim Maceda) Russia's obsession with the dollar due to the devaluation of the ruble featured; scenes shown from the Polish border in Brest, Belarus. [RUSSIAN - (thru translator) calls it discrimination.] Merchants' penchant for dealing in dollars noted; scenes shown from Moscow. [Two taxi DRIVERS - want dollars, not rubles.] [Russian President Boris YELTSIN - says dollar payments must be banned.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Maceda, Jim

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