• Short Summary

    ANDREI SAKHAROV, THE SOVIET NUCLEAR PHYSICIST DISSENTING FORM OFFICIAL POLICES, ANNOUCED THURSDAY (JULY 4TH) THAT HE WAS ENDING A HUNGER STRIKE HE BEGAN SIX DAYS AGO AT THE START OF PRESIDENT NIXON'S TRIP TO RUSS'S.

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    ANDREI SAKHAROV, THE SOVIET NUCLEAR PHYSICIST DISSENTING FORM OFFICIAL POLICES, ANNOUCED THURSDAY (JULY 4TH) THAT HE WAS ENDING A HUNGER STRIKE HE BEGAN SIX DAYS AGO AT THE START OF PRESIDENT NIXON'S TRIP TO RUSS'S. SAKHAROV SAID HE BEGAN THE STRIKE TO DRAW ATTENTION TO THE PLIGHT OF POLITICAL PRISONERS IN THE SOVIET UNION. DURING PRESIDENT NIXON'S TRIP THE THREE AMERICAN NETWORKS ALL TIRED TO BROADCAST REPORTS FORM MOSCOW ON SAKHAROV AND OTHER DISSIDENTS, AND EACH TIME THE SOVIET UNION PULLED THE LPUG ON THE BROADCASTS. SAKHAROV'S STORY, THUS HAD TO WAIT UNTIL THE FILM ARRIVED BACK IN THE UN TED STATES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAOHDHSB8GOS34O33PR8UFVGUG
    Media URN:
    VLVAOHDHSB8GOS34O33PR8UFVGUG
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/07/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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