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Invasion: Afghanistan, 1980

DESCRIPTIONDOCUMENTS THE INVASION OF AFGHANISTAN. COMMENTS BY U.S. AND THIRD COUNTRY SPOKESMEN PRESENT A FACTUAL REPORT OF THE INVASION, DEMONSTRATING HOW THE USSR VIOLATED THE SOVEREIGNTY OF A NEUTRAL COUNTRY, AND HOW THE INVASION POSES A THREAT TO ALL INDEPENDENT NATIONS, PARTICULARLY THOSE OF THE THIRD WORLD. DESIGNED TO ENCOURAGE SUPPORT FOR THE APPLICATION OF INTERNATIONAL SANCTIONS AGAINST THE USSR, AND SHOW U.S. REACTION AS PART OF THE INTERNATIONAL RESPONSE TO THE INVASION.Transcript (PDF): http://archives.gov/social-media/transcripts/transcript-invasion-afghanistan-1980-54495.pdfCREATED BYU.S. Information Agency.(1982 - 10/01/1999 )USE RESTRICTIONS SPECIFIC RESTRICTIONS: Public Law 101-246USE RESTRICTIONS NOTE: Issued February 6, 1990, this law provides for the domestic release and distribution of USIA motion pictures, films, videotapes, and other materials 12 years after initial dissemination overseas, or, if not disseminated, 12 years from the preparation of the material.ONLINE RESOURCES:http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000UWIJO2NOTE: A DVD of this film can be ordered from our partner, Amazon.com/NATIONALARCHIVES. A DVD of this film is ALSO available for viewing and copying free of charge in the NARA Research Room in the Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records Section, National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD.SUBJECTSInternational relationsAfghanistan (Asia) nation Soviet Union (Asia) former nation/state/empireFOR MORE INFORMATION: http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=54495
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