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USSR / Lithuanian Independence #127596

ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 26, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Vilnius: Jim Hickey) Negotiations in Lithuania between the Soviet military and Lithuanians featured; scenes shown from Vilnius, Lithuania, USSR , of Soviet military presence. [Deputy PRIME MINISTER - (thru translator) says the conflict will not escalate.] [Two WOMEN - (thru translator) comment.] [MAN - says Soviets should let us alone.] Continuation of formation of new government in Parliament noted; details given of its goal of getting international recognition of an independent Lithuania. President Mikhail Gorbachev mentioned.

Hickey, Jim;
Jennings, Peter

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