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Communist Leaders Visits #13033

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 25, 1971
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(Studio) Communist party leader, Leonid I. Brezhnev, visits France. Premier Aleksei Kosygin visits Canada.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Paris, France) France gives Brezhnev full red carpet treatment; considered real power in USSR ; demonstration called against him. Brezhnev and President Georges Pompidou meet. France hopes for benefits from visit. No protests near Brezhnev.
REPORTER: John Rolfson

(Toronto, Canada) Police security tight due to last week assault on Kosygin. 20 raids carried out on extremists' homes. Kosygin tours nuclear power generating plants; has had cordial welcome. 15,000 hockey fans give him standing ovation in Vancouver, British Columbia; Jews and E. Europeans displeased with visit. Kosygin will go to Cuba Tuesday
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

Geer, Stephen;
Reasoner, Harry;
Rolfson, John

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