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Sakharov #237766

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 19, 1975
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(Studio) Soviet press says due to Andrei Sakharov's work on hydrogen bomb, he was security risk and couldn't accept Nobel Peace Prize in Norway. Sakharov suggests security agent accompany him.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Moscow, USSR ) Sakharov's apt. shown and described. His career as nuclear physicist ended when he phoned Nikita Khruschev in 1958 to suggest all bomb tests be halted. Says he hopes his plight will draw attention to political prisoners. [SAKHAROV - discusses detente (reporter translates).] He's concerned for those around him.
REPORTER: Richard Roth

(Studio) Next year, gifts from West to political dissidents to be reduced in value by USSR .
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Roth, Richard
Duration:
00:02:50

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