THE CONGRESS: What Price the Jackson Amendment?

> The speaker, Soviet Party Boss Leonid Brezhnev: "We believe that a new system of international relations can and must be built by honest and consistent observance of the principles of sovereignty and noninterference in internal affairs, and by unswerving implementation of signed treaties and agreements without playing games or engaging in ambiguous maneuvers."

> The public letter writer, Soviet Physicist Andrei Sakharov: "There are tens of thousands of citizens in the Soviet Union ... who want to leave the country and who have been seeking to exercise that right for years...

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