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US-USSR Relations / Embassy Espionage #108329

ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 30, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) State Department reported recalling all Marines posted at US embassy in Moscow for interrogation.

(DC: Dennis Troute) Contd. investigation into alleged espionage of Marine sergeant Clayton Lonetree and Corporal Arnold Bracy while stationed in Moscow examined; details given, scenes shown. [Defense Secretary Caspar WEINBERGER - explains replacing Marines at embassy.] [State Department spokesperson Phyllis OAKLEY - notes performance of all involved in security are under review.] [Lonetree attorney William KUNSTLER - claims client's confession was fabrication of interrogators.] [WEINBERGER - hopes to improve Marine security service.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: John McWethy) Training received by Marine embassy guards examined; details given, scenes shown. [Captain Dan POLLOCK - describes average embassy guard.] [For. affairs analyst Leslie GELB - cites psychological strain on Marines in posts such as Moscow.]

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John;
Troute, Dennis

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