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Romanian Defections #516617

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 08, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Defection to United States of Romanians Bela Karoly and wife Marta, and Geza Pozsar, the coach, trainer and choreographer, respectively, of Nadia Comaneci, reported; scenes from Moscow Olympics shown. Details of their defection, following tour of Romanian gymnasts, outlined; film shown, courtesy Capital Center. Trio noted trying to get Romanian government to release their families. [Representative William ARCHER - notes talent of defectors.] US reported granting them permission to work.

(Studio) Archer's popularity among defecting Romanians and his remarks to Romanian representative here today reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Chancellor, John;
Kur, Bob;
Mudd, Roger

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