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German Unification #125559

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 03, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Scenes shown from Germany the day after unification. Report introduced.

(Berlin: John Donvan) East Germans as second class citizens in the new Germany featured; scenes shown to illustrate this "West is best" mentality. [MAN - (thru translator) talks about problem of self- esteem.] [East BERLINER - (thru translator) says West Berliners talk down to us.] [West GERMAN - (thru translator) says East Germans don't work.] [East Germans Heinz and Angelica EGGEN - (thru translator) comment.] [Potato FARMER - (thru translator) says anything western is the ideal.] [Newspaper editor Jan PETER - comments on the attitudes.]

Donvan, John;
Jennings, Peter

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