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United Nations / Human Rights Declaration / Anniversary #560163

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 10, 1988
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(No location given: Mike Boettcher) Presence of two Nobel prize winners, Soviet dissident Andrei Sakharov and Polish labor leader Lech Walesa, at ceremonies on 40th anniversary of Universal Declaration on Human Rights noted; scenes shown from Paris, France, and from United Nations in 1948. [In 1948, Eleanor ROOSEVELT - hopes declaration will become an international Magna Carta.] Human rights situation in Latin American, E. Europe, South Africa reviewed; scenes shown. [Black South AFRICAN - recalls beatings.]

Boettcher, Mike;
Chung, Connie

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