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USSR / Afghanistan War #558887

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 23, 1988
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : Frank Bourgholtzer) Critical analyses of Soviet war in Afghanistan by USSR media reported; details given, scenes shown of war. [Mag. ed. Vitalii KOROTYCH - wants to stop war.] [Mag. spokesperson Artiem BOROVIK - says media used to report Soviet soldiers only raising flowers in Afghanistan.] Responses of USSR soldiers who fought in Afghanistan detailed. War stories of vets. Sergei Sokolov and Aleksandr Siemenov detailed. [KOROTYCH - says soldiers dying in Afghanistan must be honored; says that government decision to send troops must be explained.]

Bourgholtzer, Frank;
Chung, Connie

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