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NBC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 24, 1989
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(Studio: Mary Alice Williams) Report introduced.

(Bucharest, Romania: Arthur Kent) Power struggle in Romania featured; details given, battle scenes shown from Bucharest, Romania, of efforts of army to root out special forces troops loyal to Nicolae Ceausescu, who has himself been captured. [MAN - comments.] [Second MAN - says we are trying to help the military] Wounded and dead shown at hospital. [Third MAN - (thru translator) says his son is missing.] [WOMAN - (thru translator) says the Securitate shot her son.] Efforts by both sides to control the air waves detailed; scenes shown of battles around the television station Securitate's use of network of tunnels under city explained. [Second MAN - says we will have freedom like the West.]

(Studio: Mary Alice Williams) Report introduced.

(Belgrade, Yugoslavia: Tom Aspell) Terrible silence in city of Timisoara, Romania, where it all began, featured; details recalled of recent massacre of civilians by Nicolae Ceausescu's forces; scenes shown from city. [WOMAN - describes confusion.]

Aspell, Tom;
Kent, Arthur;
Williams, Mary Alice

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