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Czechoslovakia / Unrest #446979

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 19, 1969
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(Studio) Trouble breaks out in Prague's main square People tried to put flowers by Saint Wenceslas's statue. Police push people back and Army units appear.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Prague, Czechoslovakia) Police break up crowd of 5,000. Crowds chant "Gestapo" at Army.
REPORTER: Sy Pearlman (Telephone Report)

(Studio) More unrest predicted. Reports that Polish and Soviet troops are maneuvering nearby. Communist Party leader Gustav Husak says Alexander Dubcek's govt ignored. Soviet orders to tone down liberalism in 1968.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

Huntley, Chet;
Pearlman, Sy

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