ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 29, 1990
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Former East German leader Erich Honecker reported expected to be charged with treason. Statement from Prime Minister Hans Modrow that exodus to West Germany has set off chain of economic breakdown noted.
(Berlin: Steve Shepard) Continued emigration of East Germans because of collapse of economy featured; scenes shown from East Berlin. [Government spokesman Wolfgang MEYER - says there is an economic crisis.] [EMIGREE - (thru translator) explains why he is leaving.] Impact of influx on West Germany detailed; position of West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl noted.
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