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Bonner / United States Arrival #541645

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 07, 1985
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(Studio) Yelena Bonner, wife of USSR dissident Andrei Sakharov, reported arriving in United States for medical treatment.
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(Boston, Massachusetts) Her departure from Italy and details of stay there examined; scenes shown. Bonner mentioned meeting with both Prime Min. Bettino Craxi and Pope John Paul II; KGB gag order on her as condition for allowing return to USSR noted. Background to couple's exile in Gorky reviewed; Tass denial that Sakharov is in poor health mentioned.
REPORTER: Jennifer McLogan

Chung, Connie;
McLogan, Jennifer

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