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USSR Tests United States / West Berlin Blockade #4041

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 28, 1969
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(Studio) USSR charges military equipment being made in Berlin despite international agreements. West Germany and United States may have difficulty in rebutting charge.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(W. Berlin, Germany) West Berlin does produce arms used by West Germany. E. German Defense Min. Karel Hoffmann is in USSR for talks. Blockade prevents serious threat to West Berlin's freedom.
REPORTER: Ray Moloney

(Studio) Reporter gives State Department's views.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) USSR apparently testing Nixon's recent pledge to West Berlin. Hot line to West Berlin from United States open. Confrontation will be avoided.

Gill, Bill;
Moloney, Ray;
Reynolds, Frank

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