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Georgia / Shevardnadze Resignation #742476

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 23, 2003
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Report introduced.

(Tblisi: David Wright) The resignation of Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze†† amid corruption charges featured; scenes shown from Tblisi of demonstrations, including yesterday's peaceful storming of the parliament. [PROTESTER - comments.] [Professor Stephen COHEN - cites the historical irony of the former Soviet leaders.] [Rebel leader Mikhail SAAKASHVILI††- calls it a democratic "rose revolution."]

(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) State Department support of the new Georgian government noted.

Vargas, Elizabeth;
Wright, David

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