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President / Moscow Summit / President Censorship #32433

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 02, 1974
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(Studio) ABC news team covering President' Moscow visit runs into censorship problem.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Moscow, USSR ) Soviet party leader Leonid Brezhnev announces US, USSR agreements on arms limitations and underground testing. President speaks to Russian people.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Moscow, USSR ) [NIXON - discusses nuclear arms limitations, next year's summit, and relations between United States and USSR .] Specifics of agreement to be released tomorrow.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Studio) Soviet scientist Andrei Sakharov's letter to Brezhnev and Nixon reviewed. Sakharov now on hunger strike. Russian technicians threaten to pull all plugs on 3 American networks if Sakharov matter discussed on broadcast. ABC, and NBC news transmissions from Moscow on story cut off; film shown.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Jarriel, Tom;
Reasoner, Harry;
Smith, Howard K.

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