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E. Germany / Berlin Wall / Pol. Reform / Protest Movement #119473

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 13, 1989
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(Berlin: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(W. Berlin: Jerry King) Impact of new political reforms on East Germany featured; scenes shown of new border openings in Berlin Wall; details given of election of Hans Modrow as prime minister and election of first non-Communist speaker of Parliament. Problem facing E. German leader Egon Krenz of dealing with growing demand for change noted.

(Berlin: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Leipzig, East Germany: John Laurence) Pro-demo. demonstration in Leipzig, East Germany, featured; scenes shown; details given of opposition's desire to change whole system here. Problems facing opposition political groups outlined. [Vet. protest leader Christian FUHRER - (thru translator) says new pol. parties need a year to get organized.] [In debate on E. German TV, activist Sonia SCHROEDER - comments.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
King, Jerry;
Laurence, John
Duration:
00:04:50

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