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ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 17, 1993
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(Studio: Chris Wallace) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Jim Hickey) The question of what happened to Czar Nicholas II, the last of the Romanov dynasty who was executed by the Communists at the end of the Russian Revolution, examined; scenes shown of the march in Moscow to honor the old monarchy; pictures and film of the royal family shown. [Historian Michael THORNTON - says the people are intrigued with the Romanovs.] Scientists' findings that the skeletons unearthed two years ago are those of the czar and his family noted; bones shown; clip shown from the movie "Anastasia", about the missing heir. [THORNTON - says it was an oppressive regime.]

Hickey, Jim;
Wallace, Chris

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