ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 12, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Brussels, Belgium: John McWethy) Visit by Secretary of State James Baker to West Germany and East Germany featured; scenes shown of his meeting with Prime Min. Hans Modrow in effort to prop up the East German lame duck regime. [BAKER - comments.] His later meeting with opposition church leaders in East Germany noted; scenes shown from his earlier meeting with West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, include his visit to Berlin Wall. Baker's position that problems in East Europe are more economy than political detailed.
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