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US-USSR Relations / Dissident Trials / United States Reaction #54781

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 19, 1978
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(Studio) President Carter's reaction to recent USSR human rights events reported Praise and concern about reaction stated.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Carter's briefing of Congmen. on anti-Soviet moves noted. [Senator Frank CHURCH - understands President's crackdown on trade in reaction to dissident trials, but doubts it will affect Sovs.] [Senator Henry JACKSON - thinks Carter has responded directly to policy statements.] Jackson's support for cancellation of proposed sale by Dresser Inds., of Dallas, of drill bit plant reported; Secretary of State Cyrus Vance's support for sale stated.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) USSR response to threatened United States trade retaliatory measures reported "Izvestia" comments stated.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Donaldson, Sam;
Reynolds, Frank

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