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USSR / Peace Forum #107471

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 16, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : Walter Rodgers) Mikhail Gorbachev's address to international peace forum, focusing on human rights reform here and arms control process, featured; details given, scenes shown. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) denies human rights reform movement is due to pressure from West] Dissident Andrei Sakharov shown attending conference Violence against Soviet Jews demonstrating last week on behalf of jailed dissident Iosif Begun and Kremlin spokesperson Georgi Arbatov's announcement yesterday that Begun had been freed recalled. Begun's wife said disputing Arbatov's claim. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) warns President Reagan against scrapping anti-ballistic missile treaty.] Raisa Gorbachev, Yoko Ono and other celebrities shown.

Jennings, Peter;
Rodgers, Walter

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