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Harriman / Death #103912

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 26, 1986
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(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) Death of Averell Harriman reported

(NYC: John Martin) Harriman's career in admins. of President Woodrow Wilson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy and his mtgs. with Joseph Stalin, Leon Trotsky and Winston Churchill as well as role in United States policy toward Vietnam reviewed; historical footage, photos shown. ["The Wise Men" co-author Walter ISAACSON - considers source of Harriman's self- confidence.] [HARRIMAN - recalls conversation with Joseph Stalin.] [July 19, 1979, HARRIMAN - cites alternative to not ratifying Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II.] [Henry KISSINGER - notes Harriman's role in first significant US-USSR arms control agreement.] [Clark CLIFFORD - describes Harriman's negotiating style.] [Voice of HARRIMAN - notes Soviet fear of fors.; calls for US-USSR dialogue.]

Reporter(s):
Martin, John;
Sullivan, Kathleen
Duration:
00:04:30

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