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Shcharansky Conviction / Reactions #54741

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 17, 1978
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(Studio) Convicted USSR dissident Anatoly Shcharansky's message to wife and supporters quoted; Vice President Mondale's comments to Mrs. Natalia Avital Shcharansky about that statement, during meeting at White House, reported Film shown. United States efforts to obtain Shcharansky's release or to protest sentence and difference in administration with regard to what United States should do noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(No location given) Details given about differing views of Secretary of State Cyrus Vance and national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski on whether or not United States should retaliate with trade sanctions against USSR . President Carter's indications of intentions to stop sale of oil drilling equipment and of computer ordered by Tass stated. Sen Robert Byrd mentioned.
REPORTER: John Scali

Reynolds, Frank;
Scali, John

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