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USSR / Dissidents Released #107360

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 10, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) USSR reported continuing release of jailed political dissidents; details given. Andrei Sakharov quoted in "US News and World Report" on Mikhail Gorbachev's administration

(Moscow, USSR : Walter Rodgers) Demonstration by Soviet Jews wishing to emigrate examined as illustrating soc. and political problems faced by Gorbachev's reform efforts; details given, scenes shown. [DEMONSTRATOR - wants to go to Israel.] Boris Begun and mother mentioned awaiting possible release of jailed father/husband. Released dissident Sergei Grigoryants mentioned, shown; Nikita Khrushchev's mass release of dissidents jailed under Joseph Stalin recalled.

Jennings, Peter;
Rodgers, Walter

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