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Moscow Olympics #66641

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 21, 1980
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(Studio) Gold medals won by East Germany and USSR in Moscow Olympics mentioned; W. journalists reported arrested while trying to report demonstration in Red Square by Italian gay rights activist.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Moscow, USSR ) Detainment of ABC tape crew trying to film security around Lenin stadium reported; details given, films shown. United Press International bureau chief John Moody said among those detained today while attempting to film one-man demonstration against USSR homosexual laws. [MOODY - comments.] Reports of Afghan Olympic team members being forced to represent government they oppose outlined; some members of Afghanistan's wrestling team said asking West reporters for help in getting asylum. Inability of United States tourists to buy American newspaper noted. [American tourist Evelyn NAGY - comments.] Extent of Soviet control over Moscow noted.
REPORTER: Anne Garrels

(Studio) Further coverage of Olympics on tonight's edition of "Nightline" announced.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Garrels, Anne;
Jennings, Peter

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