Search the Archive

Russia-US Relations / State Department / Bugging #184098

ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 10, 1999
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: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: John Cochran) The aftermath of the discovery of an electronic bug in the State Department reviewed; details given of the campaign of feeding disinformation to Russia. [Secretary of State Madeleine ALBRIGHT - says the occurrence was not in the most sensitive offices.] Inspectors' findings that the State Department building security was lax noted. The Russian view that the spy scandal was concocted to retaliate for the arrest of American diplomat Cheri Leberknight on spying charges mentioned.

Reporter(s):
Cochran, John;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:01:50

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.