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USSR -West Germany Relations / Rust Release #117671

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 03, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Frankfurt, West Germany: Jerry King) Release of Mathias Rust from Soviet prison reported; details given of West German's plane flight into Moscow's Red Sq., scenes shown. [RUST - says he arrived as child and goes home as adult; describes imprisonment; recalls his purpose in flying into USSR ; says he will only do legal things.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Impact of Rust's flight on Soviet military hierarchy; details given of Mikhail Gorbachev's shaking up of military

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
King, Jerry
Duration:
00:02:20

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