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USSR / Georgia Unrest #582868

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 25, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Tbilisi: Jim Maceda) Violent unrest in Soviet Georgia featured; scenes shown from Tbilisi, Georgia, USSR . Georgian President Zviad Gamsakhurdia said holed up inside Parliament under protection while the opposition controls television center. [Rebellious national GUARDSMAN - (thru translator) says the president, not us, is a traitor.] [GAMSAKHURDIA - says they are criminals.] [Gamsakhurdia SUPPORTER - (thru translator) says they can't afford real democracy.] [Popular front leader Nodar NATADZE - comments.] Gamsakhurdia said refusing to speak to his opponents. Lack of show of force by Soviet army noted.

Brokaw, Tom;
Maceda, Jim

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