ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 15, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(DC: John Martin) Arrest of Sam Hall, brother of Representative Tony Hall, for spying in Nicaragua reported; details given, scenes shown. [Civilian Materiel Assistance organization spokesperson Tom POSEY - recalls reason Hall was dropped from org.'s membership.] Hall's background reviewed. [Voice of HALL - denies being mercenary.] CIA said neither confirming nor denying relationship with Hall; State Department mentioned denying any government connection. [State Department spokesperson Charles REDMAN - denies Hall works for any government agency.] [Representative Tony HALL - notes he and brother disagree on pols.] Sam Hall's alleged emotional and drug problems reported; Eugene Hasenfus mentioned.
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