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Germany / Peace Treaty / Berlin #130717

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 12, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Moscow: John McWethy) Signing of treaty by six foreign ministers of the two Germanys and the four allies of World War II, US, France, Great Britain and USSR , featured; scenes shown of ceremonies in Moscow led by President Mikhail Gorbachev for treaty that calls for removal of all Soviet troops from East Germany and a united Germany that will be a member of NATO. [West German foreign minister Hans-Dietrich GENSCHER, Soviet foreign minister Eduard SHEVARDNADZE - talk about World War II and the new Germany.] [Secretary of State James BAKER - talks about the meaning of the opening of the Berlin Wall.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Berlin: Jerry King) Future for Berlin after the allies leave as the Cold War ends featured; scenes shown from West Berlin. [West Berlin Mayor Walter MOMPER - comments on end of postwar period.] West Berliners noted soon to lose their tax and draft exemptions. [Young GERMAN - predicts resistance.]

Jennings, Peter;
King, Jerry;
McWethy, John

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