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USSR Trawler Impounding #251379

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Apr 10, 1977
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(Studio) Coast Guard impounds USSR trawler off Massachusetts coast for allegedly exceeding quota of herring under new United States fishing laws.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(DC) Coast Guard cutter "Decisive" escorts trawler to Boston. USSR , Spanish, Japanese and South Korean ships have allegedly violated United States 200-mi. territorial waters, but this is 1st foreign ship to be seized. USSR got warning last Tuesday After attending Easter church services in Calhoun, Georgia, President Carter says he ordered seizure. [CARTER - says Soviet embassy informed last week that law has to be enforced.] United States officials say incident not anti-USSR .
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Possible legal action against ship noted.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

Dean, Morton;
Kalb, Marvin

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