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Communist Summit / Czechoslovakia #440121

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 01, 1968
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(Studio) USSR and Communist Ptys. of 57 ntns. agree in Budapest, Hungary, to put off Communist summit meeting Scheduled next month in Moscow. Conferees split over Czechoslovakian invasion. Rptd. Soviet-Czech meeting to be held at end of week
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Prague, Czechoslovakia) Soviet soldiers appear in city as tourists; they show no recognition of flowers placed at base of King Wenceslas statue for boy killed by Soviets while putting up Czech flag. Czech Army band plays concert; 200,000 members USSR can no longer count on their loyalty. Army never actually fought and many want to now.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine

Huntley, Chet;
Levine, Irving R.

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