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Kampiles Spy Trial #255541

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 17, 1978
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(Studio) Conviction of former CIA employee William Kampiles on chgs. of stealing and selling to USSR secret manual on satellites reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Hammond, IN) Details about trial and jury's guilty verdict against Kampiles given. Judge Phil McNagny's polling of jurors on verdict noted. Arguments of defense and prosecution outlined; chgs. that Kampiles stole manual while working for CIA and sold it to Soviet agent in Athens, Greece, stated. [US attorney David READY - says defense made emotional appeal; is glad jurors saw through it.] Collapse of Kampiles' mother outside ctroom. reported [Defense attorney Michael MONICO - doesn't know what jury believed.] Kampiles said to face maximum of life in prison and is now held on bond.
REPORTER: Robert Jordan Artist: Marcia Danits (WBBM-TV newstape)

Mudd, Roger;
Jordan, Robert

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