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Newsmaker Interview / Solzhenitsyn #234997

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 24, 1974
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(Studio) Interview with Soviet author Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn follows with aid of interpreter.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Zurich, Switzerland) [SOLZHENITSYN - says he hasn't lost Soviet point of view. Detente hasn't helped conditions inside USSR ; details given.] Solzhenitsyn questioned about President' visit to USSR . [SOLZHENITSYN - thinks Nixon's optimism about world peace incomprehensible. Nixon in weak position now and can't dictate to USSR .] Asked about family's adjustment to life outside USSR . [SOLZHENITSYN - says family has no intention of remaining outside USSR ; family plans to return someday.]
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Studio) Hr. long interview with Solzhenitsyn to be broadcast at 10 p.m. EDT.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Cronkite, Walter;
Mudd, Roger

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