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Washington summit - US POWs in Russia

Title
Washington summit - US POWs in Russia
Genre
News report; Press conference; Speech
TX Date
17 Jun 1992
Year of production
1992
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Duration
00:03:30
Description
Paul Woodley reports from New York on a summit in Washington DC involving talks between US President, George H. W. Bush and Russian President, Boris Yeltsin. The talks on arms control have been overshadowed in America by an admission by Yeltsin that some US Prisoners of War from Vietnam and Korea may have been taken to the former Soviet Union for interrogation and some of them may still be alive and being held in Russia. Includes statements by Boris Yeltsin (via an interpreter); George H. W. Bush; Congressman Bob Dornan; Senator John McCain.
Contributors
Paul Woodley; John McCain; George H. W. Bush; Boris Yeltsin; Bob Dornan
Keywords
USA; Russia; USSR; International relations; Heads of state; Presidents; Prisoners of War; Summits (meetings); Boris Yeltsin; East West relations; Washington DC; George H. W. Bush

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