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West-E. Germany / Espionage #305657

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 30, 1985
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(Studio) Free Democrats party's criticism of espionage scandal plaguing Chancellor Helmut Kohl's government quoted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Bonn, West Germany) Success of E. German chief of foreign intelligence Marcus "Misha" Wolfe in penetrating West German government examined; scenes, photos shown. [Pol. analyst Werner SABIERS - ests. number E. Germans agents in leading West German positions.] Wolfe agents recently uncovered noted incl. Eberhard Severin and Reinhard Schulze; details given. Significance of information taken by E. German agent Margarete Hoeke, secretary in West German government, explained, discussed. [Journalist Guenther BADING - notes Hoeke had access to major NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) and West German secrets, affecting NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) security]
REPORTER: Doug Tunnell

Schieffer, Bob;
Tunnell, Doug

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