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Sakharov #69949

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 09, 1981
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(Studio) Developments in Andrei Sakharov story noted.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(Studio) Sakharov and wife said successful in attaining goal of hunger strike.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Moscow, USSR ) Extended visa for Yelizaveta Alexeyeva said granted by KGB. Reporter interviews Liza, who responds in Russian. In overvoice, reporter interprets interview. Sakharov hunger strike detailed. Still pictures and tape shown. Date of Liza's departure said uncertain. Sakharov said to remain in Gorky, after hospitalization. Hunger strike said ended.
REPORTER: Anne Garrels

(Studio) International reaction reported.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Studio) Washington, DC reaction reported Sakharov stepson, Alexei Semyonov, shown; quoted.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(Studio) Item recapped at end of broadcast

Garrels, Anne;
Jennings, Peter;
Koppel, Ted

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