ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 02, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Formal unification of Germany reported; scenes shown from Berlin.
(Berlin: John Donvan) Ceremonies marking unification of Germany and true end of World War II featured; scenes shown from Berlin; speeches by West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl and East German leader Lothar de Maiziere noted.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Berlin: Jerry King) Realities of the economic and political takeover of East Germany by West Germany featured; scenes shown. [Economic consultant Horst PLANSCHNA, economic adviser to East Berlin Elmar PIEROTH, Deutsche bank director Dr. Bernd von ARNIM, financial analyst Dr. Martin McCAULEY - comment on domination of East Germany.] Cost of reviving East German economy cited.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Further scenes shown of celebrations at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. 1989 scenes shown of East German trying to get into West German embassy in Prague, Czechoslovakia.
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