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(Studio) Appearance of 2 American newspaper reporters before judge in Moscow, USSR , reported.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Moscow, USSR ) Details given of court appearance by "New York Times" reporter Craig Whitney and "Baltimore Sun" reporter Harold Piper in Moscow, where they are chgd. with slander. [WHITNEY - describes court proceedings before court officer. Reports being given Russian translation of article he'd written from Soviet Georgia.] [PIPER - never expressed opinion in article, as is chgd. in indictment, only reported beliefs of others.] Sovs.' release of American busman. Francis J. Crawford while awaiting trial on currency violation chgs. detailed. Unusu. nature of recent Soviet actions re: Crawford and newsmen described; important of US-USSR relations to outcome of these cases noted.
REPORTER: Charles Bierbauer
- Bierbauer, Charles;
- Reasoner, Harry
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