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    THE CHANGE IN POLICY IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA, WHICH HAS SEEN MR. DUBCEK'S LIBERAL REGIME EMERGE AS?

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    PRAGUE PEDESTRIANS; INTERVIEWS (SOF).



    TRANSCRIPT: FIRST INTERVIEW: "I AM VERY HAPPY ABOUT ALL THESE NEW CHANGES IN OUR COUNTRY AND I CONSIDER OUR MR. DUBCEK AS ONE OF THE BEST POLITICIANS WE HAVE GOT IN LAST 20 YEARS AND I DO HOPE THAT ALL OUR FUTURE WILL CONSIDERABLY IMPROVE."



    SECOND INTERVIEW: "I HOPE THAT MR. DUBCEK WILL BE STRONG ENOUGH DURING THESE TALKS (WITH THE RUSSIANS) AND I HOPE OUR SOVIET FRIENDS WON'T PRESS US TO - OR HIM - TO CHANGE THE WAY OF OUR POLICY OF THE LAST MONTHS. I HOPE IT WILL BE SO AND THERE WILL COME NO PROVOCATIONS BECAUSE ALL THE REVOLUTION WAS DONE WITHOUT ANY BLOOD AND I THINK WE WOULD ALL BE VERY HAPPY IF THIS REVOLUTION WILL END IN SAME WAY."




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE CHANGE IN POLICY IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA, WHICH HAS SEEN MR. DUBCEK'S LIBERAL REGIME EMERGE AS THE NEW GOVERNMENT, MEANS THAT THE CZECH'S ARE NO LONGER AFRAID TO SPEAK. PRAGUE HAS BEEN HOST TO TELEVISION CAMERA TEAMS FROM ALL OVER EUROPE - AND THEY'VE BEEN OUT IN THE STREETS ASKING THE ORDINARY MAN AND WOMAN WHAT THEY THINK OF THE NEW PROGRESSIVE REGIME.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADE0RP7G7HPIYPRB4ICLPFBQOD
    Media URN:
    VLVADE0RP7G7HPIYPRB4ICLPFBQOD
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/07/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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