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US-USSR Relations / Espionage Ring Case #117606

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 26, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Arrest yesterday of ex-US Army sergeant Clyde Conrad in West Germany in spy case recalled. Report introduced.

(DC: John McWethy) Refusal by State Department to comment on investigations into spy case reported; details given of search for another US citizen believed involved in case; scenes shown. [State Department spokesperson Phyllis OAKLEY - comments.] Jurisdictional problems faced by Justice Department in dealing with case in Europe explained. [NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) commander General John GALVIN - assesses damage.] Conrad's background reviewed; photos shown. [Father Harry CONRAD - says he has not seen son in years]

Donaldson, Sam;
McWethy, John

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