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USSR Immigration /Levich / Katz Family #255737

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 30, 1978
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(Studio) Immigration of USSR physicist Benjamin Levich and wife after 7-yr. fight to do so reported Film shown of their arrival in Vienna. Their plans to settle in Israel stated. Welcome in Boston for USSR immigrants Boris and Natalya Katz and daughters noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Boston, Massachusetts) Katz family's attempts to immigrate in order to get medical treatment for daughter Jessica outlined. Film shown. Recent birth of 2nd daughter, Gabriella, noted to have delayed immigration. Senator Edward Kennedy's intercession for Katz family with Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev mentioned. [Boris KATZ - thanks Kennedy for help.]
REPORTER: Richard Wagner

Cronkite, Walter;
Wagner, Richard

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