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Czechoslovakia / Rogers #205117

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 20, 1969
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(Studio) 1000s of protesters clash with police in Wenceslas Square. Czech government says charges to be brought against organizers of disruptions. Riot troops there before violence.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Prague, Czechoslovakia) Riot police there. 2 battles occur. Resistance groups ask people to make day 1 of national mourning using passive resistance.
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

(Studio) Secretary of State William Rogers says anniversary of Soviet invasion is grim reminder of difficulties in dealing with Moscow.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
McLaughlin, Bill

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