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US-France / Industrial Spying #361804

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 22, 1995
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(London: Mark Phillips) The French government's charges that five Americans, including the CIA station chief, were attempting to steal industrial secrets and trade negotiation strategies from France reported. [Espionage writer Nigel WEST - says it is merely retaliation for American expulsion of French agents for spying on the American airlines industry two years ago.]

(Hurst, Texas: Scott Pelley) Industrial espionage between the Americans and the French featured. [Technology security expert Henry CLEMENTS - says the French government actually sanctions industrial espionage by citizens.] [Former CIA director James WOOLSEY - speaks to a committee about defending United States corporations against French spying.]

Pelley, Scott;
Phillips, Mark;
Rather, Dan

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