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Czechoslovakia / Soldiers / Austria #199739

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 02, 1968
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(Studio) Czech leaders hope for Soviet bloc withdrawal soon, but warn it depends on public order and how concessions carried out. Estimated 600,000 troops in country Wire report calls Soviet soldiers sad, perplexed and lonesome due to segregation practiced by Czechs.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Prague, Czechoslovakia) Soviet USO presents program for soldiers. Only 10 Czechs there. 200 Czechs board train for Vienna, Austria. Those who had something to do with liberal reforms getting out. [CZECH - says may come back 2 - 3 years May be worse then.] [2nd CZECH - thinks he'll come back in week Thinks things won't be better. Mother is here.] [3rd CZECH - says shall see whether he'll come back.] Another train to Vienna leaves Tuesday
REPORTER: Peter Kalischer

Kalischer, Peter;
Reasoner, Harry

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