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Czechoslovakia / Refugees / Austria #441991

NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 02, 1968
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(Studio) Report on Czechs deciding whether to leave country or stay.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Czechoslovakia - Austria Border) More Czechs going home than running away. 3 Czech youths from Brno wanted to go to West Germany but couldn't due to Soviet guards. Went to Bratislava and now en route to Vienna.
REPORTER: Frank Bourgholtzer

(Hainburg, Austria) Men stop for wine along way. Newspaper tells of 27 compatriots that Soviets killed. Blank column in middle page shows censor at work.
REPORTER: Frank Bourgholtzer

(Vienna, Austria) Help Czechs Committee handles Czechs. Aided 7,000 with sleeping places over wkend. Czechs called tourists, not refugees.
REPORTER: Frank Bourgholtzer

Bourgholtzer, Frank;
Huntley, Chet

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