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US-USSR Relations / Daniloff Release #312302

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 29, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Apparent terms of United States deal with USSR for release of American reporter Nicholas Daniloff, denied by President Reagan, summarized.

(Moscow, USSR : Wyatt Andrews) Daniloff's arrival in Frankfurt, West Germany, featured; details given, scenes shown. [DANILOFF - discusses his experience; feels his arrest was revenge for Gennady Zakharov case in New York City.] [Miranda DANILOFF - praises father's freedom.] Events leading to his departure from Moscow reviewed. [DANILOFF - regrets circumstances of his departure; thinks KGB hurt itself with his arrest.] Russian poem Daniloff read quoted.

(Sioux Falls, South Dakota: Bill Plante) [During campaign appearance, REAGAN - announces Daniloff's release; claims Sovs. backed down; remarks transcribed on screen.] Terms of Daniloff-Zakharov releases outlined on screen, discussed; possibility release of dissidents Yuri Orlov, David Goldfarb and Vladimir Slepak will be include in deal mentioned. [Soviet expert Dimitri SIMES - summarizes diplomacy parameters of agreement.] Possibility of summit this year mentioned.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(New York City: Bill McLaughlin) Deal agreed to by Secretary of State George Shultz and for. minister Eduard Shevardnadze for resolution of Daniloff-Zakharov affair examined; details given, scenes shown. ["US News and World Report" editor David GERGEN - explains magazine's position.] [Soviet expert Jonathan SANDERS - thinks United States benefitted from situation.] [Representative Newt GINGRICH - disagrees.] Implications of situation for Mikhail Gorbachev's push for summit considered.

Andrews, Wyatt;
McLaughlin, Bill;
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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