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USSR Espionage #282512

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 08, 1982
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(Studio) USSR diplomat said expelled from Indonesia. KGB said found in General Accounting Office of United States government
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) Ralph Sharer's work in uncovering USSR espionage in federal government noted. Agent identification as Vladimir Kvasov. Secret reports said given to agent listed. [SHARER - says Kvasov had mole in GAO.] Defense Department film of warplane shown. [SHARER - notes boldness of Kvasov activities.] FBI noted declining cooperation in preparation of this item. General Accounting Office said also refusing, but Charles Bowsher, controller general, reported writing letters to Congress denying General Accounting Office penetrated by USSR agent. [Senator Orrin HATCH - believes there is still a mole inside GAO.] [Senator William ROTH - says proper government cmtes. should be informed promptly of difficulties of this sort with GAO.] Roth said calling for investigation. [SHARER -- discounts General Accounting Office charge that he is overly spy-sensitive.] FBI said reopening investigation.
REPORTER: Mike Wallace

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Wallace, Mike
Duration:
00:05:10

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