Soviet National Evening News

The evening news program of the Soviet Union reported on the day’s events, including the return of Soviet President Gorbachev and his… read more

The evening news program of the Soviet Union reported on the day’s events, including the return of Soviet President Gorbachev and his family to Moscow following the failed coup by Communist party hard-liners. The telecast included a televised address by Soviet President Gorbachev to the people of the Soviet Union announcing the failure of the coup. The news also featured video clips of the results of the violence surrounding the coup. Translation from the Russian is by voice over. close

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Soviet National Evening News

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Program ID:
20822-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Broadcast
Location:
Moscow, U.S.S.R.
First Aired:
Aug 22, 1991
Last Aired:
Aug 24, 1991

Airing Details

  • Aug 22, 1991 | 10:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 23, 1991 | 2:32am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 23, 1991 | 5:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 24, 1991 | 4:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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