Search the Archive

US-USSR Relations / Bloch Spy Case / Vienna / State Department #123272

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 24, 1989
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Tom Jarriel) Report introduced.

(DC: John McWethy) Latest developments in spy case involving State Department diplomacy Felix Bloch featured; scenes shown of FBI's surveillance of Bloch; details given of allegations that Bloch was warned by a Soviet agent that he was being investigated. [President BUSH - comments on Bloch case.]

(Studio: Tom Jarriel) Report introduced.

(Vienna, Austria: Jerry King) Austrian cooperation in United States investigation of Bloch reported [Austrian foreign minister Alois MOCK - discusses his relationship with Bloch.] Extent of spy activities in Vienna reviewed.

(Studio: Tom Jarriel) Report introduced.

(DC: David Ensor) Issue of spies in State Department featured. [Former KGB spy recruiter Stanislav LEVCHENKO - says there may be more Soviet agents in State Department and that department's security is lax.] [American For. Service Association's Charles SCHMITZ - says it is unlikely foreign service personnel can be made treasonous.] Issue of use of lie detectors on government personnel noted.

Reporter(s):
Ensor, David;
Jarriel, Tom;
King, Jerry;
McWethy, John
Duration:
00:05:20

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.