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bitter tears

Image: A few of the many thousand mourners who lined up for hours to file past Tito's coffin as it lay in the Yugoslav Assemby Building in Belgrade. Mourners were of all classes, ages, genders, races -- the common people and world dignitaries alike, from both great and young nations, from the free-world and from behind the Iron Curtain. (credit: materials used by arrangement with Radio Television Serbia, RTS - All rights reserved, collage by L. Fisher)

an excerpt from music played to accompany the on-going televsion coverage of Tito's death and funeral. Footsteps of those filing past the coffin may be heard. Composer unknown. May 1980. (credit: licensed from Radio Television Serbia, RTS - All rights reserved)
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