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US-USSR Relations / Summit / Reagan and Dissidents #115914

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 30, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Today's events at summit in Moscow, USSR , listed. Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : Sam Donaldson) President Reagan's call for religion liberty and human rights in USSR featured; scenes shown from restored Danilov Monastery. [REAGAN -discusses religion freedom.] Reagan's meeting with Soviet dissidents, include Jewish "refuseniks," reported; scenes shown. [Soviet Jew Yuri KASHAROVSKI - says he has been denied permission to emigrate for 17 years] [Sergei KOVALEV - (thru translator) discusses conds.] [REAGAN - responds.] [Vadim SHVARTSMAN, Roal'd ZELICHONOK - discuss possible reprisals for their mtg. with Reagan.] [REAGAN -comments about "disagreeable people."] Positive response from dissidents to their meeting with Reagan reiterated.

Donaldson, Sam;
Jennings, Peter

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