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Espionage / Pollard, Government Handling #310693

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jun 07, 1986
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv, Israel: Bill Redeker) Implications of Jonathan Pollard spy case for United States-Israeli relations discussed; scenes shown. [Justice minister Yitzhak MODAI - justifies Pollard's actions.] Israelis accused in case said include Rafael Eitan and Aviem Sella.

(DC: Rita Braver) Spate of espionage cases recently, include Pollard and Ronald Pelton (others listed on screen), and implications for would-be spies of government's new approach to prosecution examined; scenes shown. [Justice Department spokesperson John MARTIN - explains necessary handling of spy cases.] Outcome of Richard Craig Smith, Richard Miller, John Walker cases recalled. [MARTIN - notes messages sent adversaries by such trials.]

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) [Former CIA director Stansfield TURNER - discusses factors underlying incrd. espionage cases.]

Reporter(s):
Braver, Rita;
Redeker, Bill;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:06:40

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