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Nadia Comaneci defects to the US

Title
Nadia Comaneci defects to the US
Genre
News report; Press conference
TX Date
2 Dec 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:03:20
Description
Paul Woodley reports from New York on former top gymnast Romanian Nadia Comaneci arriving as a political refugee in the USA. Includes excerpt from press conference with Nadia and State Department spokesman on her seeking asylum.
Contributors
Paul Woodley; Nadia Comaneci
Keywords
USA; Refugees; Asylum; Romania; Nicolae Ceausescu; Asylum seekers; Nadia Comaneci

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