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US-USSR Relations / Embassy Espionage #315523

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 30, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: David Martin) Govt.'s difficulty in building espionage case against Marine Corporal Arnold Bracy and others discussed; details given, scenes shown. Navy Secretary James Webb's assessment of situation in memorandum to Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger quoted on screen. [Defense attorney George HAIRSTON - is optimistic over Bracy's chances.] Status of cases against Sgts. John Weirick and Clayton Lonetree noted. [Pentagon spokesperson Robert SIMS - denies Lonetree's allegation that military coerced suspects.] [Attorney General Edwin MEESE - acknowledges beginning inquiry into actions of State Department personnel as well.]

Martin, David;
Rather, Dan

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