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West Germany / Willy Brandt #461457

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 19, 1972
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(Studio) Willy Brandt's Social Democratic Party wins stunning victory over Christian Democrat's Rainer Barzel, conservative opponent of "ostpolitic." Brandt gets 46% vote. Coalition partner Free Democratic party gets 8%. Brandt has 272 seats in Parl.; Christian Democrats have 224.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Bonn, West Germany) Record 90% Germans turn out to vote. Barzel may be in trouble with party, but wants to stay and lead opposition. Walter Scheel, leader of Free Democrats, thanked by Brandt for support. Brandt wants to normalize relations with East Germany.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Studio) Victory a personal one for Brandt, twice defeated before for Chancellor. Brandt joined underground against Hitler in World War II, fled to Norway. After war was Mayor of West Berlin.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

Reporter(s):
Hager, Robert;
Utley, Garrick
Duration:
00:03:20

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