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Romania / New Government / Ceausescu's Legacy #329617

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 02, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) New Romanian government reported detaining several members of Politburo from rule of Nicolae Ceausescu. Report introduced.

(Cluj: Allen Pizzey) Ceausescu's damage to rural areas of Romania examined; example of Apahida, Romania, village in Carpathian Mountains given; scenes shown. [Villager Alexander AFADIAN - (thru translator) says his home was destroyed during Ceausescu's village relocation program.] Violence of revolution reviewed; scenes shown from Cluj, Romania. Problems of totalitarian state adapting to democracy noted. [Computer scientist Nazarie MUGUR - says Romanians do not know what liberty is.] [New government member Doina CORNEA - (thru translator) fears that chaos will prevail here.]

Pizzey, Allen;
Rather, Dan

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