CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 15, 1981
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REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Jacksonville, Florida) FBI reported arresting Joseph Helmich Junior, for espionage; his alleged rank in USSR army mentioned. Basis of government case outlined. [FBI agent Larry LAWLER - claims information was given to USSR by Helmich.] Details of indictment given; question as to why FBI took 17 years to arrest him noted. [LAWLER - claims complexity of investigation was responsible.] Seriousness of information allegedly supplied USSR by Helmich considered.
REPORTER: Pam Olsen
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