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USSR / Dissidents' Sentences #54383

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 21, 1978
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(Studio) Soviet court's sentencing of 2 Jewish dissidents in Moscow reported.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Moscow, USSR ) Internal exile sentence given to Vladimir Slepak reported Chgs. on which he was convicted and for which his wife Maria awaits trial stated. Photos and 1976 dissident film shown. [SLEPAK - describes family's efforts to get exit visas to join son in Israel. Notes his position with TV research institution prior to applying for visas.] Sentence given to Jewish women's movement activist Ida Nudel reported Photo shown.
REPORTER: Charles Bierbauer

(DC Studio) Reaction to sentences by White House and State Department reported State Department remarks about Helsinki agreement noted.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Bierbauer, Charles;
Donaldson, Sam;
Reasoner, Harry

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