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United States Embassy / Radiation / USSR #41961

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 27, 1976
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(Studio) Reuters news agency reports United States government paid $10,000 compensation to husband of woman who died in 1969, 7 years after exposure to Soviet microwave emissions from American embassy in Moscow. Washington, DC representatives say USSR admits beaming microwaves at embassy to jam United States intelligence equipment.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) State Department reviews records of all who've worked at United States embassy in Moscow since 1953, to see if any illnesses or deaths due to radiation. Med. technician sent to test blood of embassy personnel. Embassy doctor due to go on vacation; British doctor normally would have covered his duties.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

Reporter(s):
Koppel, Ted;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:01:40

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