NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 07, 1989
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Moscow, USSR : Tom Pettit) Parliament in Lithuania, USSR , reported legalizing multipty. political system; details given, scenes shown. Ethnic nationalism here noted problematic for USSR general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev. Recent developments in Poland, East Germany, Czechoslovakia and Hungary reviewed. Estonia, USSR , and Latvia, USSR , reported expected to follow Lithuanian lead re: multipty. rule. [Estonian PRIEST, foreign affairs analyst William HYLAND - comment on situation.] People's Dep. Andrei Sakharov reported calling for general strike to end Communist party monopoly here.
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