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US-USSR Relations / Daniloff-Zakharov Deal #312343

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 30, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(NYC: Bob Schieffer) Reagan administration's deal with USSR for swap of Nicholas Daniloff and Gennady Zakharov examined; scenes shown. Daniloff's in-flight entertainment said include book "Conspiracy Against the Tsar" and movie "Sweet Liberty". [DANILOFF - praises arrangement for his release.] [ZAKHAROV - denies guilt; notes diplomacy agreement was behind his release.] [President REAGAN - denies link between Daniloff and Zakharov releases.] [Heritage Fndn. spokesperson Charles LICHENSTEIN - considers that statement ludicrous.] [Senator Malcolm WALLOP - thinks United States has sent message to world regarding its willingness to pay ransom despite rhetoric to the contrary.] [Representative Don. RITTER - agrees.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) [Dr. Armand HAMMER - analyzes Daniloff-Zakharov affair.]

Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob

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