ABC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 22, 1987
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(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) Report introduced.
(DC: Dennis Troute) Marine sergeant Clayton Lonetree reported convicted of spying for USSR ; details given, scenes shown. Trial's course and jury's decision reviewed. [Defense attorney William KUNTSLER - describes client's reaction to verdict; promises to appeal decision.] [Sally TSOSIE - denies son's a traitor.] Background to Lonetree's arrest for espionage while based at US embassy in Moscow reviewed; more serious chgs. against Lonetree and Corporal Arnold Bracy recalled dropped for lack of evidence. No. Marines still facing chgs. of fraternization and Lonetree's possible sentence mentioned. (Artist: Aggie Whelan Kenny)
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