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West Germany / Spy Trial #124803

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 18, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Start in West Germany of spy trial of Clyde Lee Conrad reported.

(Washington: John McWethy) ABC News report on extent of the huge spy network that was put together by Zoltan Szabo featured; details given of case of Thomas Mortati, who was arrested and convicted on espionage charges in Italy. [Prosecutor Paolo PECORI - comments.] Szabo's relationship with spies Conrad, Mortati and brothers I. Kercsik and South Kercsik reviewed. Justice Department officials said calling the FBI's efforts in this case the largest espionage investigation in United States history.

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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