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Death of Andrei Sakharov

Title
Death of Andrei Sakharov
Genre
Interview; Tribute; Obituary
TX Date
15 Dec 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:02:28
Description
Nigel Dearing reports on the death of Soviet disssident, Dr Andrei Sakharov. The report looks at his life, his work on nuclear physics, and his political dissidence. Fellow dissident, Vladimir Bukovsky talks about his political life, his defence of human rights, and his banishment to a closed city. UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher also pays tribute.
Contributors
Margaret Thatcher; Nigel Dearing; Vladimir Bukovsky
Keywords
Deaths; Human rights; Exiles; USSR; Andrei Sakharov; Political activists; Physicists

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