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Espionage / Embassy Scandal #109679

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 12, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Dennis Troute) Marine Corps reported dropping espionage chgs. against Corporal Arnold Bracy due to lack of evidence of his alleged spying activities at United States embassy in Moscow with sergeant Clayton Lonetree; details given, scenes shown. [BRACY - discusses his experience; claims his confession was extracted under duress.] [Bracy's attorney Lieutenant Colonel Michael POWELL - notes client's innocence.] Background to chgs. against Bracy and Lonetree reviewed; dropping of espionage chgs. against Lonetree and sergeant John Weirick as well recalled.

Jennings, Peter;
Troute, Dennis

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