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Commentary (Carter and USSR ) #252829

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jun 26, 1977
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(Studio) "Pravda" says arms control agreement long overdue and Carter administration is to blame. President's dealings with USSR are subject of commentary.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(DC) Reporter examines Carter's relations with USSR in terms of human rights issue. President's recent statement of bewilderment with regard to relations with USSR and claims of never singling Sovs. out or speaking against Brezhnev noted. Carter has sent letter to dissident Andrei Sakharov and has criticized Brezhnev regime. Reasons for Woodrow Wilson's and Harry Truman's respective failure and success in international idealism noted. Truman got Marshall Plan through Senator and forced it upon Stalin. Carter comments were reminiscent of Wilson.
REPORTER: Rod MacLeish

Dean, Morton;
MacLeish, Rod

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