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West Germany / Brezhnev Visit #258144

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 04, 1978
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(Studio) West Germany's attitude toward potential threat from USSR described; Berlin Wall mentioned. USSR leader Leonid Brezhnev's arrival in West Germany reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Bonn, West Germany) Brezhnev's arrival at Bonn-Cologne airport described, incl. greetings by President Walter Scheel and Chancellor Helmut Schmidt. Talks between Brezhnev and Schmidt outlined, include discussion of status of W. Berlin. USSR leader's tribute at memorial to victims of World War II noted. Human rights protests reported and among speakers at demonstrations is exiled Soviet dissident Pyotr Grigorenko; Amnesty International's torchlight demonstration at Soviet embassy mentioned. Brezhnev's dinner comments on disarmament and neutron bomb cited. Impt. of Brezhnev visit, to end during wkend. at Schmidt's home in Hamburg, examined.
REPORTER: Bernard Redmont

Cronkite, Walter;
Redmont, Bernard

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