CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 27, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Prague, Czechoslovakia: Bob Simon) Former jailed dissident playwright Vaclav Havel reported expected to be named new president of Czechoslovakia; details given, scenes shown from Prague, Czechoslovakia. [Opposition spokesperson Monika PAJEROVA - comments on waning power of Communist party] [STUDENTS, student leader Ivan ADAM -comment on roles of students and teachers in opposition movement] Significance of new Czech government being led by writers and intellectuals noted.
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