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Sakharov / Hunger Strike #477630

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 01, 1974
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(Studio) Soviet physicist. Andrei Sakharov on hunger strike to protest political repression. Other dissidents also protest in Moscow without much success.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Moscow, USSR ) Many dissidents arrested before Nixon's arrival to keep protests down. Police arrest scientists attending conference in Moscow because of political rather than scientific overtones. Alek. Lerner headed conf.; NBC news team surrounded by police when team attempted to interview Dr. Lerner.
REPORTER: John Dancy

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Dancy, John
Duration:
00:02:30

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