× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Shcharansky and Ginzburg Trials / Sentencing / Andrew Young #54697

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 13, 1978
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Carter trip to West German economy summit conference reported News emphasis, however, said on USSR court's finding Alexander Ginzburg guilty of anti-Soviet actions, with 8-yr. sentence.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Bonn, West Germany) Details of Ginzburg sentencing reported.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Moscow, USSR ) Photos of Ginzburg and his children shown. Moscow 1976 film shown. Shcharansky trial reported Film of Ida Milgrom shown. Her not being allowed to see son noted. Andrei Sakharov's presence noted. Leonid Shcharansky's role reported, filmed.
REPORTER: Charles Bierbauer Artist: Freda Reiter

(Bonn, West Germany) Actions of Natalia Shcharansky reported Her meeting with Cyrus Vance filmed. Calls to Natalia Shcharansky by Rosalynn and Lillian Carter reported Mtg. of Mrs. Shcharansky with Andrew Young reported Young quoted. Young's remarks to French newspaper that thousands of persons are jailed in United States for political reasons reported Trouble caused by remark in DC and at Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) reported.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Studio) Capitol Hill reaction to Young's remarks noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Larry McDonald reaction, urging impeachment of Young, reported [Voice of Representative Robert MICHEL - urges Carter to fire Young.] [Parren MITCHELL - says Young tells the truth.] Senator reaction to Young's remarks reported [William ROTH - favors Young's resignation.] [Howard METZENBAUM - believes Young off base, but would not seek his resignation.] Consensus to oust Young said not present. Democratic party leaders said telling Carter that Young must go.
REPORTER: Don Farmer Artist: not identified

Bierbauer, Charles;
Farmer, Don;
Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Frank

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.