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US-USSR Relations / Terrorism #299095

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 06, 1984
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(Studio) Attorney General William Franch Smith, in address to American Bar Association, reported accusing USSR of practicing international terrorism with hate mail; his claim that letters sent to several ntns. recently, warning against participation in Olympics and allegedly from Ku Klux Klan, were actually from KGB cited as example
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Chicago, Illinois) Letters sent African and Asian athletes quoted on screen, discussed as exs. of Soviet disinformation. [SMITH - claims letters were manufactured and sent by KGB.] [FBI director William WEBSTER - explains taking risk of such public accusations.] [Los Angeles Olympics president Peter UEBERROTH - notes recipients of letters didn't take them seriously.] Reaction of USSR today reported.
REPORTER: Rita Braver

Braver, Rita;
Rather, Dan

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