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US-USSR Relations / Embassy Espionage #315505

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 03, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Bill McLaughlin) President panels said informing President Reagan 2 years ago of major security risk at United States embassy in Moscow; details given, scenes shown. [REAGAN - defs. his response.] [Representative Les ASPIN - claims more Marines have been implicated in fraternization violation.] [Representative Dan MICA - considers situation a national disaster.] Extent of security breach at embassy due to alleged Soviet spying with aid of some Marines noted; impact on Secretary of State George Shultz's upcoming Moscow arms negotiations cited. [Representative Olympia SNOWE - criticizes Shultz's necessary negotiating conditions.] [MICA - comments.] [Assistant secretary state Robert LAMB - notes State Department, as well as Marines, is responsible for security breach.] [General Carl MUNDY, Junior - comments.] Widening scope of investigation explained.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: David Martin) USSR 's history of bugging United States embassy reviewed, demonstrated; scenes shown. Such incidents said basis of defense argument for accused Soviet spies Marine sergeant Clayton Lonetree and Corporal Arnold Bracy. [Defense attorney Michael STUHFF -claims State Department failed to respond to Bracy's numerous reports of security breaches.] Former ambassador Arthur Hartman's refusal to eliminate Soviet workers from embassy compound recalled, quoted on screen; method by which Soviet workers have wired new United States embassy under construction in Moscow described. [Former deputy national security adviser David AARON - explains USSR 's intelligence advantage with its embassy site here.]

Reporter(s):
Martin, David;
McLaughlin, Bill;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:04:40

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