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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 27, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) New Romanian government reported issuing ultimatum to remnants of Nicolae Ceausescu's secret police. Report introduced.

(Bucharest, Romania: Martha Teichner) Atrocities of Ceausescu's secret police in Sibiu, Romania, reported revealed by Belgian medical team; details given of attack upon hospital, scenes shown of already ill patients who were shot under order of Ceausescu's son. Trial and execution of Ceausescu and wife Elena Ceausescu reported broadcast again on Romanian TV. [TV stn. MGR. - (thru translator) comments.] Food reported now in stores; scenes shown. [WOMAN - says since Ceausescu is dead, people can buy meat.] Release of political prisoners noted.

Rather, Dan;
Teichner, Martha

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