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China-US Relations / Nuclear Espionage / Lee #430166

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Apr 29, 1999
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The espionage probe into spying for China by scientist Wen Ho Lee at the Los Alamos National Laboratory examined; details given of the charges that might be filed against Lee for transferring classified material. [Secretary of Energy Bill RICHARDSON - comments on evidence.] [Senator Frank MURKOWSKI - cites the significance of this security breach.] [Senator Richard SHELBY - says FBI director Louis Freeh admitted this is deep penetration by the Chinese.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) China's denials of the new charges of espionage noted.

Thomas, Pierre;
Woodruff, Judy

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