NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 22, 1984
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(Studio) USSR dissident Andrei Sakharov's whereabouts noted still unknown; Sakharov recalled beginning hunger strike recently in protest over officials' refusal to allow wife to leave country for medical treatment.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(No location given) Sakharov's career as creator of USSR hydrogen bomb and later as dissident reviewed; photos shown. [MIT professor Henry KENDALL - praises Sakharov's contributions to pure and military science.] His writings on human rights quoted. [Exiled writer Vladimir BUKOVSKY - sees Sakharov as symbol of human rights movement] Sakharov's exile to Gorky discussed.
REPORTER: John Dancy
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