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US-USSR Relations / Berlin Spy Ring / Yildirim #122357

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 31, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Report introduced.

(NYC: Richard Threlkeld) USSR spy ring operating out of American intelligence gathering base in Berlin reported; details given of role of Huseyin Yildirim in Communist spy operation that may have affected United States at listening posts in Munich, West Germany and Sinop, Turkey, as well as Berlin. Discovery that Yildirim may have been spying on United States Navy, as well as US Army, explained. [Yildirim's ex-girlfriend Ella AMMER - says she saw secret documents in his papers.] [Another girlfriend Peggy BIE - says military intelligence chief Colonel Stuart Harrington knew Yildirim.] Impact on American intelligence analyzed. [Ex-sr. intelligence official Gerard BURKE - says Sovs. now know what we know.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Threlkeld, Richard
Duration:
00:03:00

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