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 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. He also responded to viewer questions. close
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The Senate agreed to S. Con. Res. 21, commending the people of Mongolia on their first multiparty elections.
Senate session continued. Bill debated is S. 1511, an age-discrimination bill.
A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further consideration of S. 1511, to amend the Age…
Aid to the Soviet Union
Following a ceremony honoring the Univ. of Texas swim teams for winning the NCAA championships, President Bush said the…