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Espionage / Ames Case #152323

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 24, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Bob Zelnick) The question of why it took nine years to arrest spy Aldrich Ames and his wife featured. [CIA director James WOOLSEY, former FBI counterintelligence Harry BRANDON - comment.] [Representative Robert TORRICELLI - cites extent of the damage.] Ames' finances, his passing lie detector tests, the later suspicion and his passage of materials at designated mail boxes reviewed.

(Moscow: David Ensor) Diplomatic maneuvering between the United States and Russia about the Ames case examined. [Russian presidential council Andrenik MIGRANIAN - points out Israeli spying on US.] The Russian view on the spy matter noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Secretary of State Warren Christopher reported rejecting calls from Congress to suspend US aid to Russia.

Reporter(s):
Ensor, David;
Jennings, Peter;
Zelnick, Bob
Duration:
00:04:30

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