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Romania / Communist Conference #447242

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 07, 1969
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(Studio) USSR delegate tells Romanian Communist Conf. that USSR to control excessive freedom or disunity within Communist Commonwealth. He assails US for building bridges to satellite ntns. He calls it perfidious tactic. President Nicolae Ceausescu smiles.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Bucharest, Romania) Top Communist leaders here. USSR sent only routine representatives; China sent no one. Ceausescu popular. He told representatives of industry emphasis and criticized past leadership. Says he'll continue independent foreign policy and praises American moon landing. Stresses that each country must find own path to socialism with no interference. New commission to find ways of bringing more democracy to country Ldrs. feel can progress faster with public support and help in decision making.
REPORTER: David Burrington

Burrington, David;
Huntley, Chet

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