ABC Evening News for Monday, May 30, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Human rights issues noted. Report introduced.
(Moscow, USSR : Bill Greenwood) Divided Soviet family of Lithuanian Pyatras Pakenas featured; details given. [PAKENAS - (thru translator) says he could not be in United States for grandson's birthday.] [In Boca Raton, Florida, Pakenas' wife GALINA - says family has been separated for eight years] Backing of Congress, Secretary of State George Shultz and President Reagan for family's appeal noted. Agreement by Soviet officials that Pakenas can now leave country reported [PAKENAS - (thru translator) praises president's intervention.]
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