TITLE

LETTER FROM WASHINGTON

PUB. DATE
August 1979
SOURCE
National Review;8/31/1979, Vol. 31 Issue 35, p1072
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article comments on the handling of activities before the start of the Moscow Olympics. Activities include the practice of American athletes, dress rehearsals and other related activities. Vladislav Shevchenko, spokesman for Moscow's Olympic Organizing Committees sums up the situation by saying that for the first time in history, the games are being held in a country where external and internal policies measure up to the ideals of peace and friendship among nations.
ACCESSION #
19174107

 

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