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Afghanistan / Geneva Pact / USSR Reaction #115438

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 08, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Officials in Geneva reported stating treaty to end war in Afghanistan is ready to be signed; scenes shown. Responses from President Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev about USSR troop withdrawal reported

(Moscow, USSR : Walter Rodgers) Reaction of Soviet citizens to war in Afghanistan featured; scenes shown. [WOMAN - (thru translator) says war in Afghanistan was tragic.] [MAN - (thru translator) says story should have ended long ago.] [SOLDIER - (thru translator) says the sooner it ends the better.] [Army RECRUITS - (thru translator) comment.] Review of Soviet presence in Afghanistan given. [GIRL - (thru translator) says she knew soldiers who never came home.]

Jennings, Peter;
Rodgers, Walter

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