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USSR -US Relations / Soldiers' Story #321778

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 17, 1988
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(Studio: Charles Kuralt) Report recalled in which USSR dentist Dr. Nikita Aseev thanked United States soldiers who helped his unit during World War II; details given. [During Moscow summit, ASEEV - (thru translator) tells how would have starved if not for United States soldiers risking their lives to smuggle food over fence in prisoner of war camp called Stalag VII.] [Dr. Sidney BRACHMAN - comments on Aseev and recalls events.] [William GIURIMA - comments on smuggling food.] [Angelo SPINELLI - shows pictures he took of starving USSR soldiers.] [BRACHMAN - comments on horrors of camp and tells why he helped smuggle food to Aseev.] [GIURIMA - comments on satisfaction of helping others.] Aseev shown with cigarette case given to him by Brachman. [ASEEV - (thru translator) comments on gift.] [BRACHMAN - comments on cigarette case given to him by Aseev.] Giurima shown telephoning Aseev; Aseev quoted. [GIURIMA - comments on feelings.] [BRACHMAN - comments on experience.]

Reporter(s):
Kuralt, Charles
Duration:
00:06:20

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