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US-USSR Relations / American Newsmen Chgd. / Crawford / Space Linkup #258539

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 28, 1978
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(Studio) Report on court appearance by 2 American newsmen in Moscow on chgs. of slandering Soviet TV.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Moscow, USSR ) Details given about hearing in USSR judge's chambers, attended by "New York Times" reporter Craig Whitney and "Baltimore Sun" reporter Harold Piper accompanied by United States embassy official Richard Carter. Court's refusal to allow West press or Heidi Whitney and Betsy Piper into hearing noted. [WHITNEY - describes hearing and chgs.] Statements of released American busman. Francis J. Crawford in denying currency violation chgs. against him reported; his fiance, Virginia Olbrish, mentioned.
REPORTER: Bernard Redmont

(Studio) Tass report on Soyuz 30 cosmonauts' linkup with Salyut space station.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Redmont, Bernard

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