ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 11, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) USSR dissident Anatoly Shcharansky's role in his cntry.'s human rights movement reviewed; scenes shown.
(Berlin: Pierre Salinger) Shcharansky's release here today, in E.-W. spy exchange, featured; scenes shown. United States ambassador Richard Burt mentioned greeting him; United States recalled denying Shcharansky's role as CIA agent. Israeli authorities said flying Shcharansky to Tel Aviv, after reunion with wife Avital in Frankfurt.
(Jerusalem, Israel: Bob Zelnick) Shcharansky's arrival here, met by Prime Min. Shimon Peres and foreign minister Yitzhak Shamir, featured; scenes shown. [Anatoly and Avital SHCHARANSKY - (on phone) thank President Reagan for his role in release arrangement.] [PERES - notes lesson to world of Shcharansky's ordeal.] [SHCHARANSKY - comments on KGB's opposition to his release.]
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