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USSR / Lithuania Election #126991

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 24, 1990
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) First ever multiparty elections in USSR noted. Report introduced.

(Lithuania: Jim Laurie) Voting in Lithuania for a new parliament examined; scenes shown from Vilnius, Lithuania, USSR . [WOMAN - (thru translator) says we are voting for new thinkers.] [Ultranationalist group LEADER - comments.] Kazimiera Prunskiene noted favored to be next prime minister. Campaigns for freedom in other Baltic republics of Estonia and Latvia reviewed; scenes shown. Baltic republics noted moving further down the road to democracy and independence.

Laurie, Jim;
Simpson, Carole

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