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Lithuania / Independence #582756

NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 02, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Map of Baltics shown. Report introduced.

(Vilnius, Lithuania: Dennis Murphy) Newly independent Lithuania featured; scenes shown of President Bush on Lithuanian television and from streets of Vilnius, Lithuania. [Lithuanian President Vytautas LANDSBERGIS, Lithuanian vice president Bronislovas KUZMICKAS (thru translator) - comment.] Soviet military takeover of Lithuanian television station in January 1991 recalled; scenes shown. [Lithuanian TEACHER - says they will celebrate when the last USSR soldier goes away.] Legacy of Soviet economic influence in republics noted; scenes shown. ["The Economist" Daniel FRANKLIN - comments.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Murphy, Dennis

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