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Carter’s letter to Sakharov

Title
Carter’s letter to Sakharov
Genre
News report
TX Date
Feb 1977
Year of production
1977
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Duration
00:02:49
Description
Chris Catlin(?) reports from Moscow on US President Jimmy Carter’s letter to Andrei Sakharov, renegade Soviet nuclear physicist who was recently warned he may be arrested (dated 05/02/77). America has been criticising human rights in the USSR and this may affect the SALT talks (Strategic Arms Limitation Talks).
Contributors
Chris Catlin(?)
Keywords
USA; Human rights; USSR; International relations; Jimmy Carter; Presidents; Andrei Sakharov; Political activists; East West relations; Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) (1972-1979)

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