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U.S. Receives News of Soviet Invasion of Czechoslovakia

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U.S. Receives News of Soviet Invasion of Czechoslovakia

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An August 22, 1968, a U.S. Democratic Platform hearing is interrupted when Chairman Hale Boggs is handed a bulletin announcing the Soviets' invasion of Czechoslovakia. Rep. Boggs reads the news and Secretary of State Dean Rusk makes a hasty departure to find out what's going on.

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