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Israel / American Espionage Conviction #254978

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 09, 1978
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(Studio) Report on sentencing of Terry Fleener, of San Antonio, on espionage conviction by Israeli court Her alleged association with Palestinian guerrilla group noted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Report on trial and sentencing. Degree of security for trial noted, include fact that Fleener's mother, Mary Boecher of Dayton, Ohio, wasn't allowed in ctroom. [Fleener attorney Felicia LANGER - says sentence was harsh and will be appealed.] Arrest of Fleener, former Texas Univ. student who had lived in Beirut and worked for Kuwait Airways, at Tel Aviv's international airport in October noted. [BOECHER - talks of photos daughter allegedly took of Israeli bldgs. and military installations. Responds to question with regard to daughter's sympathy for Palestinians.] Interview by reporter Joel Bernstein. Description of Fleener by mother and university professor, Dr. Katherine Edwards, quoted.
REPORTER: Bruno Wassertheil

Schieffer, Bob;
Wassertheil, Bruno

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