NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 01, 1978
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(Studio) Report on further talk about deals in making for freedom of USSR dissident Anatoly Shcharansky.
REPORTER: John Hart
(DC) State Department comments on possible negotiations for Shcharansky swap given; those knowing of such plans in United States reported to be only President Carter, Secretary of State Cyrus Vance and top aides. Private negotiations involving Israeli busman. Samuel Flatto-Sharon noted. Interview with Sharon in Tel Aviv, by Fred Briggs, shown. [SHARON - thinks results will come quickly if press will let negotiations proceed quietly.] Expected Soviet demand for return of 2 Sovs. accused of spying at United Nations reported.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani
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