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Louisiana / USSR Defector #92888

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 28, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) United States officials' continued effort to interview USSR seaman Miroslav Medvid after he unsuccessfully jumped ship twice and was mistakenly returned to vessel by Louisiana border patrol examined; scenes shown. [State Department spokesperson Bernard KALB - acknowledges inability to interview Medvid privately.] [Wayne WYMAN - describes Medvid's effort to defect.] Similar experience several years ago of defector Simas Kudirka outlined. [KUDIRKA - explains Medvid's fate if returned to USSR .]
REPORTER: Jack Smith

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Smith, Jack
Duration:
00:02:00

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