• Short Summary

    AFTER WEEKS OF CRISIS CZECHOSLOVAKIA HAS BEGUN TO RETURN TO NORMAL. COMMUNIST PARTY LEADER, ALEXANDER?

  • Description

    AFTER WEEKS OF CRISIS CZECHOSLOVAKIA HAS BEGUN TO RETURN TO NORMAL. COMMUNIST PARTY LEADER, ALEXANDER DUBCEK, LAST NIGHT APPEARED ON TELEVISION TO REASSURE HIS PEOPLE, AND THE LEADERS OF NEIGHBOURING COMMUNIST COUNTRIES HAVE RETURNED HOME FROM THEIR TALKS IN BRATISLAVA. MOST OF THE COMMUNIST LEADERS LEFT BRATISLAVA YESTERDAY (SUNDAY), AFTER THE CLOSE OF TALKS, WHICH WERE GENERALLY DESCRIBED AS SUCCESSFUL.

    THAT SAME NIGHT MR. DUBCEK APPEARED ON HIS NATION'S TELEVISION NETWORK AND ASSURED THE PEOPLE OF CZECHOSLOVAKIA THAT THE REFORMS THEY HAD BEEN PLANNING REMAINED UNAFFECTED AS A RESULT OF THE TALKS. HE APPEALED TO THE COUNTRY TO BEGIN A SOBER IMPLEMENTATION ON THE TASKS SET BY THE PARTY'S REFORMIST PROGRAMME.

    HE TOLD THE 14,500,000 CZECHOSLOVAKS IN THE COUNTRY THAT HIS MEETINGS WITH SOVIET AND OTHER COMMUNIST LEADERS HAD BEEN SUCCESSFUL AND HAD LIVED UP TO EXPECTATIONS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5C5K2V8IQK8KMK4GWCSHU5NNJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA5C5K2V8IQK8KMK4GWCSHU5NNJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/08/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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