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United States / USSR / Defection Attempt / United Nations / Inquiry #449166

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 01, 1970
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(Studio) United Nations Refugees commissioner Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan tells United States they may have violated international law by refusing Soviet sailor asylum.
REPORTER: Edwin Newman

(Boston, Massachusetts) Iron Curtain immigrants protest Coast Guard action; "Vigilant"captain and crew testify. [Latvian immigrant Robert BRIEZE - says capt. knew rejection meant death for sailor, followed orders.]
REPORTER: Steve Nevas (WBZ-TV newsfilm)

Newman, Edwin;
Nevas, Steve

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