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US-Lithuania / Bush-Prunskiene Meeting #128851

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 03, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Brit Hume) Awkward nature of meeting between President Bush and Lithuanian Prime Minister Kazimiera Prunskiene because United States does not recognize Lithuanian government featured; scenes shown. [PRUNSKIENE - (thru translator) comments on photograph opportunity ground rules.] [BUSH - expresses his views on Lithuania.] [PRUNSKIENE - (thru translator) evaluates her talks with Bush.] Initiative calling for Lithuania to slow its independence drive pending talks with USSR detailed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Bush noted stating that situation in Lithuania has placed pressure on President Mikhail Gorbachev.

Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter

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