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Special Segment (Hungary 25 Years Later) #513620

NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 23, 1981
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(Studio) 25th anniversary of Hungarian revolution of 1956 noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Budapest, Hungary) Hungary's current economy situation noted; 1956 uprising examined. Films shown. Radio Budapest broadcast played, transcribed on screen. Hungary's apparent success of reworked communism examined; individual case cited as example [News announcer Paul EBERT - notes consequences of USSR 's intervention.] Levi Strauss blue jeans factory here and other aspects of revised capitalism described; role of Communist party head Janos Kadar considered. Hungary's perception of current events in Poland noted. [EBERT - recalls poverty of pre-uprising Hungary.]
REPORTER: James Compton

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Compton, James
Duration:
00:04:30

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