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Solzhenitsyn Deported #30105

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 13, 1974
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(Studio) Russian author Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn under intense government pressure because his books criticize Soviet system. Solzhenitsyn deported after yesterday's arrest in Moscow, USSR .
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Langenbroich, West Germany) Solzhenitsyn to stay with West German author Heinrich Boll on 1st stop of exile from USSR . Solzhenitsyn declines to answer questions. Rptdly., Solzhenitsyn's family will be allowed to leave USSR .
REPORTER: Don Farmer

(Studio) Secretary of State Henry Kissinger questioned about deportation and effect on US, USSR relations
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) [KISSINGER - expresses delight that Solzhenitsyn not in dire difficulties ill USSR . Solzhenitsyn to be welcome to reside in US.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Reasons for deportation rather than jail sentence discussed with Peter Reddaway in interview with Elizabeth Coleman.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(No location given) [Columbia University professor Peter REDDAWAY says USSR can't afford too many martyears After deportation Solzhenitsyn can be portrayed more easily as a traitor to USSR .]
REPORTER: Elisabeth Coleman

Coleman, Elisabeth;
Farmer, Don;
Reasoner, Harry;
Smith, Howard K.

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