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Afghanistan / United States Embassy / USSR Withdrawal #323934

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 30, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Bill Plante) Closing of United States embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, reported; details given, scenes shown. USSR withdrawal from Afghanistan discussed. [US charge d'affaires John GLASSMAN - comments on situation.] [State Department spokesperson Charles REDMAN - comments on withdrawal.] [Institution for Policy Studies spokesperson Richard BARNET - predicts bloody fighting between remaining Afghan government and guerrillas.] [Carnegie Endowment for International Peace spokesperson Selig HARRISON - comments on future US-Afghanistan relations]

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Plante, Bill
Duration:
00:01:50

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