CBS Evening News for Monday, May 21, 1984
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REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) International tribute to USSR dissident Andrei Sakharov's birthday today and his continued hunger strike protesting authorities' refusal to allow wife Yelena Bonner to leave USSR for medical treatment examined. [University of Pennsylvania president Sheldon HACKNEY - awards Sakharov honorary degree in absentia.] USSR media's attack on Bonner and possible implications for her fate considered; letter from President Reagan quoted. [Alexander HAIG - fears increase United States attention will harm Sakharov.]
REPORTER: Bob Simon
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