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Mystery Attacks / Bulgarian Defectors #255297

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 03, 1978
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(Studio) Deaths of 2 Bulgarian defectors working as journalists in London and suspected connection between deaths reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(London, England) Details about deaths of Bulgarian defectors Vladimir Simeonov and Georgi Markov, both of whom worked for BBC, given. Poison pellet, allegedly fired from umbrella, found in Markov's body described. Photos, films and diagrams shown. Poison pellet theory noted as Vladimir Kostov's belief about recent mysterious illness after allegedly being poisoned in Paris. [Annabel MARKOV - discusses husband's position in Bulgaria before defection.] Denial of connection with deaths by Bulgarian embassy in London reported Police probe of deaths noted.
REPORTER: Bob McNamara

Cronkite, Walter;
McNamara, Bob

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