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US-USSR Relations / Embassy Espionage #315038

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 31, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Bill McLaughlin) Arrest of Marine sergeant Robert Stuffelbeam in continued investigation of alleged espionage by accused Soviet spies Marine sergeant Clayton Lonetree and Corporal Arnold Bracy at United States embassy in Moscow examined; details given, scenes, photograph shown. [Pentagon spokesperson Robert SIMS - explains chgs. against Stufflebeam.] [Soviet foreign ministry spokesperson Gennady GERASIMOV - (thru translator) mocks situation.] Outgoing ambassador Arthur Hartman's criticism of Marine Corps' selection of personnel for embassy posts outlined. [Senator Patrick LEAHY - holds State Department, not Marines, responsible for lax security] Ambassador William Brown said named to investigate.

McLaughlin, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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