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Czechoslovakia / Pol. Reform, Protest #566004

NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 24, 1989
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(Studio: Mary Alice Williams) Milos Jakes and other Communist party officials reported resigning in Czechoslovakia; recent changes in other E. European countries reviewed. Reports introd.

(Prague, Czechoslovakia: Rick Davis) Reaction to Jakes' resignation featured; details given of election of Karel Urbanek, scenes shown from Prague, Czechoslovakia. Reformer Alexander Dubcek shown quoted and shown. [Dissident Rita KLIMOVA - says Czechoslovakia is long way from democrat]

(Prague, Czechoslovakia: Arthur Kent) Demonstrations reported changing into celebrations in Prague; scenes shown. [PEOPLE - comment on need for change.]

(Studio: Mary Alice Williams) Czechoslovakian defense minister Milan Vaclavik reported attempting suicide; details given.

Davis, Rick;
Kent, Arthur;
Williams, Mary Alice

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