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June 29, 1990 | TYLER MARSHALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It was an hour after official closing time for the town's only bank, yet 14 weary souls waited quietly in the cheap fluorescent glare as the lone teller labored on. In calmer times, everyone here would have long since been home, the bank's manager, Martina Bengsch, admitted, and she would occasionally see her infant daughter before she went to sleep. But for East Germany, these are not calm times.
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July 7, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
East and West Germany opened talks Friday on a final unification treaty as more than 120,000 East German industrial workers staged strikes in a dramatic surge of labor unrest over fears of unemployment in the newly united German economy, union officials said. Several thousand workers have walked out every day this week in search of job guarantees and hefty pay hikes. But Friday's action raised discontent to a new pitch.
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July 7, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
East and West Germany opened talks Friday on a final unification treaty as more than 120,000 East German industrial workers staged strikes in a dramatic surge of labor unrest over fears of unemployment in the newly united German economy, union officials said. Several thousand workers have walked out every day this week in search of job guarantees and hefty pay hikes. But Friday's action raised discontent to a new pitch.
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June 29, 1990 | TYLER MARSHALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It was an hour after official closing time for the town's only bank, yet 14 weary souls waited quietly in the cheap fluorescent glare as the lone teller labored on. In calmer times, everyone here would have long since been home, the bank's manager, Martina Bengsch, admitted, and she would occasionally see her infant daughter before she went to sleep. But for East Germany, these are not calm times.
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