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USSR / Daniloff #104987

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 02, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : Dean Reynolds) "US News and World Report" correspondent Nicholas Daniloff's continued detention here for espionage examined; details given, scenes shown. [Gennady GERASIMOV - describes evidence against Daniloff.] "US News" chairperson Mortimer Zuckerman's meeting with Soviet officials described.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) [ZUCKERMAN - discusses situation.]

(DC: John McWethy) Reagan administration's position in Daniloff case examined; differing attitudes of White House and State Department on possible exchange of Daniloff for alleged KGB spy Gennady Zakharov, arrested in NYC recently, noted. [State Department spokesperson Charles REDMAN - claims Zakharov will be prosecuted.] [Defense Secretary Caspar WEINBERGER, Vice President George BUSH - comment.] [Senator Richard LUGAR - cites possible effect on Reagan-Gorbachev summit plans.]

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John;
Reynolds, Dean

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