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Romania / Political Developments #329501

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jan 13, 1990
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Romanian interim President Ion Iliescu reported withdrawing ban on Communist party and delaying elections. Army noted taking over in city of Timisoara, Romania.

(Bucharest: Betsy Aaron) Upheaval in revolutionary Romania featured; scenes shown from Romanian television of enemies of the new government; details given of uneasy relationship between government and the people. [Newspaper editor Corneliu VLAD - says Vice President Dumitru Mazilu champions hypocrisy.] [New president of Romanian television A.D. MUNTEANU - comments on political changes.] [Peasants party Ion RADOI - says they are trying to buy us with food.] Trial and error nature of new Romanian democracy noted.

Aaron, Betsy;
Schieffer, Bob

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