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US-USSR Relations / Embassy Espionage #108467

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 01, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: John McWethy) Possibility USSR had edge in last year's Iceland summit due to security breach at United States embassy in Moscow with alleged aid of several Marine guards there examined; details given, scenes shown. [State Department spokesperson Phyllis OAKLEY - assumes some United States communications in Moscow were compromised.] [Dipl. security director Robert LAMB - cites exs.] Basis of concern that all coding machines at United States embassy in Moscow have been compromised explained. Status of continued investigation into accused Marine guards cited. [Colonel Carmine Del GROSSO - acknowledges possibility further suspects will be named.] Uniden. diplomacy said allegedly providing apt. for Marines to meet Soviet women.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John
Duration:
00:02:00

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