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Nightline #647089

ABC Special for Tuesday, Sep 17, 1991

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  • Live discussion re: issues involved in the prosecution of the leaders of the August coup attempt in the USSR with Chris Wallace (ABC), Andrei Kortunov of the USA-Canada Institute, and former US Ambassador to the USSR Jack Matlock.
  • Videotape introduced by Forrest Sawyer (ABC) of excerpts of USSR coup attempt members Valentin Pavlov and Dmitri Yazov interrogations, excerpt of a statement by an unidentified defense attorney, and a follow-up discussion between Wallace and Sawyer.

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