The New Russians

Hedrick Smith, former correspondent for the New York Times and author of two books on the people of the Soviet Union fielded questions on issues… read more

Hedrick Smith, former correspondent for the New York Times and author of two books on the people of the Soviet Union fielded questions on issues pertaining to events in the Soviet Union, including the resignation of Soviet Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze and the heart attack of Soviet Prime Minister Ryzkov. Mr. Smith expressed some doubt about the authenticity of Mr. Ryzkov’s heart attack, and believed Gorbachev’s position as leader of the Soviet Union was stronger than most Americans believed. close

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The New Russians

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Program ID:
15475-1
Category:
Call-In
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 26, 1990 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Dec 29, 1990 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 1

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  • Dec 26, 1990 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 26, 1990 | 1:32pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 27, 1990 | 3:15am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 29, 1990 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
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