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E. Germany / Politics, Reunification #119494

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 14, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Pol. stmts. from E. German political leaders Guenther Maleuda and Hans Modrow reported; scenes shown of Germans crossing border in Berlin. Report introduced.

(Berlin: Barrie Dunsmore) West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl's visit to Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland featured.; scenes shown; details given of issue of German reunification and comments of USSR foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze and Britain's Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher on the idea. French President Francois Mitterrand said calling for emergency summit meeting of leading W. Europe ntns. to discuss new situation in Germany. Positions of key groups in E. and West Germany on concept of reunification outlined. [E. German opposition spokesperson professor Jens REICH -says he prefers socialist alternative to capitalism.]

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Jennings, Peter

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