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Special Assignment (Amnesty International) #103451

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 05, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Performers appearing at benefit concert for Amnesty International last night listed; scenes shown. [Joan BAEZ - sings.] Attorney Peter Benenson's organization of Amnesty International in 1961 recalled.

(London, England: John Laurence) Amnesty International's history and impact on world human rights movement examined; details given, scenes shown. Argentine pol. prisoner Perico Rodriguez's experience cited as example [RODRIGUEZ - describes torture of prisoners.] Org.'s basic goals listed on screen. [Deputy secretary general Larry COX -explains organization's purpose, tactics.] Scenes from Amnesty International film shown. [COX -discusses organization's success rate.]

Jennings, Peter;
Laurence, John

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