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Analysis (Human Rights) #250544

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 21, 1977
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(Studio) Comment is on E. and West dialogue with regard to human rights.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) John F. Kennedy's statements with regard to United States protection of human rights and Bay of Pigs and Vietnam intervention noted. Carter begins same practice with words. USSR protests with regard to Carter letter to Sakharov and statements re: repression in United States noted; is believed in preparation for Belgrade, Yugoslavia, conference with regard to Helsinki agreement. West German writers have appealed to Czechoslovakia government with regard to dissidents; Japan prepares declaration for US-Japan summit in March, designed in part to pressure S. Korea regime. USSR protests against United States involvement in human rights issues are mockery, reporter says; cites reasons; says CIA came into existence because of Moscow-directed worldwide spy agency. Reporter notes Americans revelation and correction of CIA and FBI abuses of civil liberties. Reporter notes need to keep civil liberties.
REPORTER: Eric Sevareid

Mudd, Roger;
Sevareid, Eric

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