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Toth Detention / Moscow #252577

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 15, 1977
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(Studio) "Los Angeles Times" reporter Robert Toth undergoes full day of Soviet secret police questioning. Interrogators finally tell Toth he's witness, not accused.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Moscow, USSR ) KGB interrogation center shown. [TOTH - says mood hostile at interrogation.] Police question Toth about Soviet dissident Anatoly Shcharansky. Toth and wife leave KGB center together. REPORTER: Bernard Redmont

(White House) [President CARTER - expresses strongest objections to USSR re: Toth matter. International news media coverage to have affect; details.] Senator Robert Dole leads Senator to pass resolution condemning Sovs. for violating Helsinki accords. [DOLE - says Senator action to underscore President or State Department's next move to get Toth released.] President not sure if retaliation to be taken against Soviet correspondent.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob

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