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Czechoslovakia Invasion / Moscow Meeting / Film #441608

NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 23, 1968
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(Studio) President Ludvik Svoboda flies to USSR to see if he can talk Soviets into leaving Czechoslovakia. Tells Czechs to trust him. Could be able to get concession.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Moscow, USSR ) Photo of Svoboda and Soviet leaders shown, riding in motorcade. All went to Kremlin.
REPORTER: Bill Brown

(Studio) Czechs had 2 more 1 hour strikes today. American tourist from Los Angeles, California, Larry Cermak, filmed invasion.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Prague, Czechoslovakia) Film shows invasion on August 21 and young protesting. Wreckage from tanks shown. Protesting occurs in Wenceslas Square Marches shown. Czech flags covered with blood. Young boo and call names at soldiers and pass out pamphlets. All services except hotels closed. People surprised and angry.
REPORTER: Larry Cermak Narrates

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David;
Brown, Bill;
Cermak, Larry
Duration:
00:05:20

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