NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 26, 1978
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(Studio) USSR arrest of Jewish couple who hung out banner demanding they be allowed to go to Israel noted. His sentence of exile in Siberia and her suspended sentence stated; she's to be allowed to join him, it is reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Moscow, USSR ) Details of Maria Slepak's trial and sentence, as well as reaction of those awaiting verdict outside court, given. Mrs. Slepak's greeting on emergence by Anatoly Shcharansky's mother noted. Observers' puzzlement by differences in sentences given Maria and Vladimir Slepak mentioned.
REPORTER: Gene Pell
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