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USSR Emigration #306901

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 17, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(NYC: Richard Roth) [Mikhail SHIRMAN - announces USSR 's decision to allow sister &husband to emigrate.] Background to Ina Flerov's efforts to join brother in West reviewed; scenes shown. [FLEROV - hopes to help ill brother with bone marrow transplant.] [Helsinki Watch Committee spokesperson Aryeh NEIER - believes USSR is responding to international pressure on human rights matters.] Release of dissident Yuri Orlov as part of deal to free United States reporter Nicholas Daniloff and David Goldfarb's recent arrival in United States reviewed. [Armand HAMMER - thinks USSR is looking for change in American-Soviet relations] [GOLDFARB - attributes dissidents' release to West's pressure.]

Rather, Dan;
Roth, Richard

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