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Sakharov / Hunger Strike / Levich #32112

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 28, 1974
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(Moscow, USSR ) Soviet scientist, Andrei Sakharov goes on hunger strike to protest political repression. Sakharov writes open letter to Brezhnev and Nixon; details given.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Moscow, USSR ) [Reporter Russell JONES - questions Sakharov about his dissidence.] [SAKHAROV - says he worries only about present time; doesn't think about future repercussions from his dissidence.] Sakharov says he won't stop protesting.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner (narrates)

(Studio) Soviet visa authorities grant Benjamin Levich permission to emigrate to Israel.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Reasoner, Harry;
Smith, Howard K.

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