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Exiled king calls on Albanian people to overthrow communism

Title
Exiled king calls on Albanian people to overthrow communism
Genre
Interview
TX Date
7 Jul 1990
Year of production
1990
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Duration
00:03:12
Description
Exiled King Leka of Albania speaks from South Africa, calling for his people to overthrow the communist regime. Approximately five thousand people have packed into embassies in Tirana demanding asylum. King Leka also says he wants to return to his country either as King or as a normal citizen if decided by a referendum. Interviewer is Peter Russell.
Contributors
Peter Russell; Leka, Crown Prince of Albania
Keywords
Revolutions; Government; South Africa; Exiles; Embassies and consulates; Political reform; Royal family; Communism; Royalty; Albania; King Leka; Leka, Crown Prince of Albania; Tirana

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