CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 30, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(DC: David Martin) State Department reported announcing replacement of all Marine guards at United States embassy in Moscow, USSR , for interrogation in espionage case against sergeant Clayton Lonetree and Corporal Arnold Bracy; details given, scenes shown. [Department spokesperson Phyllis OAKLEY - explains purpose of guard replacement.] Lonetree's statement to investigators concerning Soviet woman "Violetta" outlined; photograph shown courtesy "Newsweek". [Spencer LONETREE - cites discrepancies between son's account and allegations.] Secretary of State George Shultz's suspension of all electronic communications with Moscow embassy explained. [Lonetree's attorney William KUNSTLER - believes client was lost in James Bond fantasy.] Focus of investigation noted.
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