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USSR / Pravda #83910

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 25, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Moscow, USSR ) "Pravda's" role in Communist party featured; Lenin mentioned, shown. [Editor Victor AFANASIEV - (thru translator) explains paper's propaganda role.] "Pravda's" account of Nazi invasion in June 1941, Nikita Khrushchev's anti-Stalin remarks, John F. Kennedy's quarantine of Cuba, Leonid Brezhnev's death recalled. [AFANASIEV - (thru translator) comments on Brezhnev's death.] Public's response to paper noted. [Deputy editor Dmitri VALOVOY - (thru translator) notes journalists are investigative here.] [Pol. observer Vsevelod OVCHINNIKOV - believes USSR and Western journalistic standards differ.] Paper's role in regime of Stalin described; films shown. Thomas Jefferson quoted.
REPORTER: Bob Zelnick

Jennings, Peter;
Zelnick, Bob

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