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Czechoslovakia / Agreement / Film #1482

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 28, 1968
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(Studio) Czech government not trying to cover up dissatisfaction it shares with people. Ldrs. ask people if they want troops to return. Underground radio calls for rejection of Moscow agreement.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Prague, Czechoslovakia) Many Parliament members staying inside National Assembly Building They stay inside to avoid arrest and be available for any debate or decision. Mbrs. refuse to ratify agreement with Moscow. Assembly calls for restoration of reform program and free press. Report on incident Monday
REPORTER: Roger Grimsby

(Prague, Czechoslovakia) Saint Wenceslas Sq. shown. People burn leaflets scattered by Soviets. When Soviet message broadcast by loudspeaker, people scream, whistle and blow car horns to drown sound out. Soviets fire shots in air and charge after crowd; kicking, threatening and arresting some. Crowd reactions shown.
REPORTER: Russell Jones

(Studio) Czech Foreign Ministry says foreign reporters won't be allowed to enter country anymore.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Grimsby, Roger;
Jones, Russell;
Reynolds, Frank

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