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Czechoslovakia / Resignation #199456

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 29, 1968
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(Studio) President Czech National Assembly tells Czechs Prague must bend to Moscow to save country and avoid new bloodbath. Concessions brought new mood to Czechs.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(Prague, Czechoslovakia) Bitter resignation now mood here after appeal by Alexander Dubcek to accept indefinite occupation. Monument to King Wenceslas being scrubbed clean. All resistance hinged on support of Dubcek and captive government in Moscow. [BYSTANDER - says no resistance here.] [2nd BYSTANDER - says resignation all we can do. Very Sorry.] Banners of group say "Czechs lost freedom, honor and conscience. In name of dead, no compromise". This is minority view.
REPORTER: Peter Kalischer

Kalischer, Peter;
Kuralt, Charles

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