ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 07, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The start of the trial of Penny Rey and James Lee for illegally exporting weapons to China reported; scenes shown from San Jose, California.
(Pentagon: David Ensor) ABC News investigation into the smuggling of weaponry to China presented; details given of what has been seized. [US Customs special agent Lee DOLAN, John HENSLEY - comment on the smuggling and how it is handled.] An example cited: the sale of Stealth parts to Sierra Metals Company, which then sold the parts to Telecomp Materials, whose owner George Cheng had previously shipped high-tech parts to China. [Former assistant Secretary of Defense Stephen BRYEN - says the law is not being enforced.]
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