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West Germany / Spy Scandal #300

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 29, 1968
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(Studio) West Germany rocked by spy scandal. Federal prosecutor in Karlsruhe says last year a missile and 2 navigational instruments stolen from air base and shipped to USSR .
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Outside Bonn, West Germany) West German Admiral Hermann Luedke's body found near here. May have been 1 of USSR 's most effective spies in NATO. Known he photographed top secret NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) papers. 6 other West German officials killed selves or vanished since body discovered. Spies arrested. Scandal is inefficiency of West German counter-intelligence organization 1 of suicides was dep. chief of intelligence and close friend of Luedke.
REPORTER: Ray Moloney

(Studio) Bonn representatives report 7th suicide.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Reporter(s):
Moloney, Ray;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:02:50

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