Search the Archive

Romania / Elections / Hospitals and Orphanages #332755

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 17, 1990
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Demonstrations in Romania on eve of its first free elections in 53 years reported; scenes shown from Bucharest, Romania. Report introduced.

(Baku: Tom Fenton) Legacy of regime of Nicolae Ceausescu in Romania examined; scenes shown from hospital for handicapped orphans in Sighet, Romania, where these children were warehoused by the old regime. [West German volunteer Dr. Ildiko VEKO - says these children need to be saved.] Deplorable conditions in similar hospitals across Romania noted; scenes shown from understaffed orphanages. [Volunteer Sarah FOX - talks about working with Romanian orphans.]

Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.