CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 18, 1976
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(Studio) 2 weeks ago, Nashville newspaper fired copy editor on grounds she had acted as FBI informer.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Nashville, Tennessee) Jacque Srouji is 1st journalist to be fired for feeding information to FBI. [SROUJI - says she never volunteered information with regard to newspaper workers and never worked for any intelligence agency.] [Publisher "Nashville Tennessean" John SEIGENTHALER - says Srouji told him she had substantial contacts with FBI. Srouji showed him a classified FBI document.] Srouji visited Russian Embassy in Washington, DC and talked with intelligence officer. She says she's writing book on nuclear energy and visit had nothing to do with FBI. [SROUJI - says she met with nuclearphysicist several times at Soviet Embassy.] Congress hearing set for Thursday
REPORTER: Fred Graham
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