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European Sec. Conference #63023

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 12, 1980
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(Studio) USSR President Leonid Brezhnev's criticism of European security conference reported; Soviet position on human rights and its invasion of Afghanistan said under attack.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Madrid, Spain) Speech by Spain's Prime Min. Adolfo Suarez and positions of E. and West ntns. outlined; films shown. Hardline stance of USSR delegation said softening, possibly due to improving situation in Poland. [US delegate Griffin BELL - comments on conf.'s progress.] Death of USSR dissident Andrei Amalrik, author of "Will the Soviet Union Survive Until 1984?", in auto accident here reported; details given, films shown.
REPORTER: John Laurence

(Studio) Divisiveness at conference said reflecting state of detente; details given. USSR Afghanistan invasion's violation of major portion of Helsinki accords discussed. President Carter and Ronald Reagan mentioned.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter;
Laurence, John

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