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Children of Perestroika

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Gives a very brief review of communism followed by the opinions of children in one Siberian town about life before and after perestroika, the 1986 program of Soviet political and economic reform initiated by Mikhail Gorbachev. Young people discuss differences in education, cost of living, food supplies, clothing, and attitudes of the population. Shows families preparing and storing food for winter. Ends with a hope for peace and prosperity.

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