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Eastern Bloc / Reforms / Ethnic Turmoil #318412

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 11, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Govt. of Czechoslovakia reported resigning after Communist party meeting Report introduced.

(London, England: Tom Fenton) Ethnic and nationalist passions noted erupting in Yugoslavia, USSR , and other E. bloc countries; details given, scenes shown. [Pol. analyst Dominique MOISI - says USSR general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev is source of tension.] Gorbachev's reforms discussed. [Pol. analyst Alex PRAVDA - says socialism has failed.] Analysts noted asserting that E. Europeans may look to West for help since reforms occur slowly. Bruce Springsteen shown performing in E. Berlin.

Reporter(s):
Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan
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00:02:00

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