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USSR / Sakharov #299952

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 22, 1985
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(Studio) Andrei Sakharov's internal exile in Gorky, USSR , recalled beginning 5 years ago; his role in Soviet physics and dissident movement cited.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Moscow, USSR ) Status of dissident movement here examined; human rights activists' concern with fates of Aleksandr Kholmyansky, Yuri Edelstein, both Jewish teachers of Hebrew who sought emigration, discussed. Their backgrounds and official chgs. against them outlined. [Mikhail KHOLMYANSKY - claims those active in Jewish life and education are persecuted.] No. Jews allowed to leave USSR before Sakharov's exile compared with number leaving last year. Mikhail Gorbachev's remark indicating probable lack of easing in dissident situation recalled.
REPORTER: Mark Phillips

Phillips, Mark;
Rather, Dan

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