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Programme Catalogue - Details: 1990020719900207

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SBH:Report by Philip Short on Central Commitee of Communist Party voting for USSR President Gorbachev's reforms.

Intro.

by Brian Perkins.

PRE:Perkins: Plans that transformation of Soviet Union "are tonight a reality" after approval by Central Committee of Communist Party.

Gorby's bid for "human, democratic style of socialism" & Presidential style of government.

Short: Central Committee given "stark choice" by Gorbachev's proposals - to change or be swept away by pressures from below.

Conservatives outmanouevred & ended up agreeing to vote for reforms.

Only opponent was Boris Yeltsin who thought reforms didn't go far enough.

Communist deputies to modify Article 6 of constitution & thus allow new political parties.

Gorbachev's "signal victory".

TXN/TDT:R4 07-Feb-1990

Broadcast history

07 Feb 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Brian Perkins (Speaker)

Philip Short (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 617347.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 1990020719900207

Description

SBH:Report by Philip Short on Central Commitee of Communist Party voting for USSR President Gorbachev's reforms.

Intro.

by Brian Perkins.

PRE:Perkins: Plans that transformation of Soviet Union "are tonight a reality" after approval by Central Committee of Communist Party.

Gorby's bid for "human, democratic style of socialism" and Presidential style of government.

Short: Central Committee given "stark choice" by Gorbachev's proposals - to change or be swept away by pressures from below.

Conservatives outmanouevred and ended up agreeing to vote for reforms.

Only opponent was Boris Yeltsin who thought reforms didn't go far enough.

Communist deputies to modify Article 6 of constitution and thus allow new political parties.

Gorbachev's "signal victory".

TXN/TDT:R4 07-Feb-1990

Broadcast history

07 Feb 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Brian Perkins (Speaker)

Philip Short (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 617347.

BBC Programme Number: 61SX7347

Notes: CAIRS 617347

Description

SBH:Report by Philip Short on Central Commitee of Communist Party voting for USSR President Gorbachev's reforms. Intro. by Brian Perkins.

PRE:Perkins: Plans that transformation of Soviet Union "are tonight a reality" after approval by Central Committee of Communist Party. Gorby's bid for "human, democratic style of socialism" and Presidential style of government. Short: Central Committee given "stark choice" by Gorbachev's proposals - to change or be swept away by pressures from below. Conservatives outmanouevred and ended up agreeing to vote for reforms. Only opponent was Boris Yeltsin who thought reforms didn't go far enough. Communist deputies to modify Article 6 of constitution and thus allow new political parties. Gorbachev's "signal victory". TXN/TDT:R4 07-Feb-1990

Broadcast history

07 Feb 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Brian Perkins (Speaker)

Philip Short (Speaker)

Description

SBH:Report by Philip Short on Central Commitee of Communist Party voting for USSR President Gorbachev's reforms. Intro. by Brian Perkins.

PRE:Perkins: Plans that transformation of Soviet Union "are tonight a reality" after approval by Central Committee of Communist Party. Gorby's bid for "human, democratic style of socialism" and Presidential style of government. Short: Central Committee given "stark choice" by Gorbachev's proposals - to change or be swept away by pressures from below. Conservatives outmanouevred and ended up agreeing to vote for reforms. Only opponent was Boris Yeltsin who thought reforms didn't go far enough. Communist deputies to modify Article 6 of constitution and thus allow new political parties. Gorbachev's "signal victory". TXN/TDT:R4 07-Feb-1990

Broadcast history

07 Feb 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Brian Perkins (Speaker)

Philip Short (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 617347

BBC Programme Number: 61SX7347

Notes: CAIRS 617347

Description

SBH:Report by Philip Short on Central Commitee of Communist Party voting for USSR President Gorbachev's reforms. Intro. by Brian Perkins.

PRE:Perkins: Plans that transformation of Soviet Union ""are tonight a reality"" after approval by Central Committee of Communist Party. Gorby's bid for ""human, democratic style of socialism"" and Presidential style of government. Short: Central Committee given ""stark choice"" by Gorbachev's proposals - to change or be swept away by pressures from below. Conservatives outmanouevred and ended up agreeing to vote for reforms. Only opponent was Boris Yeltsin who thought reforms didn't go far enough. Communist deputies to modify Article 6 of constitution and thus allow new political parties. Gorbachev's ""signal victory"". TXN/TDT:R4 07-Feb-1990

Broadcast history

07 Feb 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Brian Perkins (Speaker)

Philip Short (Speaker).

Programme Catalogue - Station

Radio 4