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US-USSR Relations / Daniloff-Zakharov Deal #105173

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 30, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York City: John McWethy) Dipl. maneuvering of Secretary of State George Shultz and USSR foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze to resolve Nicholas Daniloff-Gennady Zakharov affair reviewed; scenes shown. [SHEVARDNADZE - (thru translator) denies win-lose aspect of settlement.] [SHULTZ - agrees.] Terms of deal, incl. release of Yuri Orlov &wife and extension of departure deadline for Soviet United Nations delegates, outlined, discussed. [SHEVARDNADZE - (thru translator) jokes about United States Air Force security for Iceland summit.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) [Former undersecretary state Lawrence EAGLEBURGER, Henry KISSINGER, Prof. Seweryn BIALER, Zbigniew BRZEZINSKI - offer their perceptions of agreement.]

(New York City: Richard Threlkeld) Soviet dissident Yuri Orlov profiled; scenes shown. His prison sentence after trial with Andrei Sakharov recalled. [Soviet emigre Valentin TURCHIN - cites emotional strength of dissidents.] [United States Helsinki Watch Committee spokesperson Susan OSNOS - notes Orlov's current condition illustrates impact of labor camp.] [Jimmy CARTER - praises Orlov's courage in pursuing Helsinki accords.] Carter said awarding Orlov special human rights prize.

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John;
Threlkeld, Richard

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