Reaction to Coup in Soviet Union

National Security Adviser Brent Scowcroft responded to reporters' questions on the coup in the Soviet Union aboard Air Force One. He… read more

National Security Adviser Brent Scowcroft responded to reporters' questions on the coup in the Soviet Union aboard Air Force One. He discussed the reaction of the Bush administration to the coup by communist hard-liners, which had occurred the previous day. He said the administration took the “extra-constitutional” move by the hard-liners was seen as a negative development by the White House. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
20711-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 19, 1991
Last Aired:
Aug 24, 1991

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  • Aug 19, 1991 | 5:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 19, 1991 | 9:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 24, 1991 | 12:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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