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Bonn / Brezhnev Visit #54118

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 04, 1978
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(Studio) Arrival of USSR leader Leonid Brezhnev in Bonn, West Germany, reported Brezhnev's reiteration of Soviet opposition to neutron bomb, noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Bonn, West Germany) Brezhnev's apparent attempts to be remembered for his rule being era of detente outlined; his comments on neutron bomb quoted. Plans for Brezhnev and Chancellor Schmidt to sign economy pact mentioned; talks will take place in Bonn and Hamburg. West Berlin and its relations with West Germany mentioned. Human rights protest in Bonn, led by former Brezhnev colleague who has been stripped of Soviet citizenship, General Pyotr Grigorenko, detailed. Schmidt's plans to cautiously raise human rights question outlined.
REPORTER: Charles Bierbauer

(Studio) Report is on changes in West Germany since Brezhnev's last visit here.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Bonn, West Germany) Econ. growth of West Germany and concerns within cntry. about rise of neo-Nazi factions, uncertainty about left-wing pols. and fear of new wave of terrorism outlined. Impt. to Brezhnev of knowledge that E. Germans threaten West Germany and about concerns within country about President Carter's decision to postpone product of neutron bomb examined.
REPORTER: Kati Marton

Bierbauer, Charles;
Jennings, Peter;
Marton, Kati

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