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England / Blunt's Spying #261210

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 20, 1979
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(Studio) Anthony Blunt, revealed as USSR spy in England, said making 1st statement on scandal.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(London, England) Blunt's formal statement outlined. [BLUNT - discusses relationship with Guy Burgess.] Blunt's denial of tipping off Burgess and Don Maclean to need for fleeing England stated; photos shown. [BLUNT - comments on work for USSR ; says he acted according to conscience and bitterly regrets actions.] Blunt reported only one granted immunity in affair
REPORTER: Susan Peterson

Cronkite, Walter;
Peterson, Susan

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