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Helsinki Agreement #505550

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 31, 1979
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(Studio) Tomorrow noted 4th anniversary of Helsinki Agreement; USSR human rights noted aspect of agreement. Simultaneous Moscow and New York City press confs. by Helsinki watchers stated.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) New York press conference featured; Alexander Ginzburg and Reverend Georgi Vins said now part of monitoring group. Ginzburg's and Vin's experience in USSR &emigration here recalled; films shown. [GINZBURG - (thru interpreter) speaks of human rights violation in other Communist countries.] Similar press conference said being held at Moscow home of Andrei Sakharov; photo shown. Telephone call between 2 groups reported [Ludmila ALEXYAVA - talks to Mrs. Sakharov.] Context of telephone conversation outlined; Alexyava quoted with regard to human rights movement in USSR and telephone call.
REPORTER: Dianne Wildman

Chancellor, John;
Wildman, Dianne

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