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E. Germany / Pol. Reforms #120093

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 16, 1989
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Changing of its name by Communist party in East Germany reported

(E. Berlin: Jerry King) Pol. dvts. within E. German Communist party featured; details given of party's efforts to spruce up its image. [Media rep. Lothar BISKY - comments.] Firing of party boss Erich Honecker recalled. Issue of reunification into one Germany noted; scenes shown from demonstration in Plauen, East Germany, in which part of flag that was different from West Germany's was cut out to symbolize need for one Germany.

King, Jerry;
Simpson, Carole

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