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USSR -US Relations / Disinfo. Campaign #323494

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 05, 1988
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(Studio: Charles Kuralt) Report introduced.

(DC: Susan Spencer) Rumor that wealthy Americans are purchasing Latin American babies to slaughter for their transplantable organs reported being circulated throughout world press; details given, scenes shown. [US Info. Agency spokesperson Herbert ROMERSTEIN - denies allegations.] [Georgetown Univ. Dr. Roy GODSON - blames USSR for rumors.] Spread of rumor discussed; newspaper articles from around world quoted. [ROMERSTEIN - says USSR is keeping rumor alive.] USSR press noted asserting that United States military created AIDS. [On Worldnet, ex-USSR AGENT - denies rumors.] [GODSON - says USSR general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev is aware of disinformation campaign]

Kuralt, Charles;
Spencer, Susan

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