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Toth / Detention Ends #49063

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 16, 1977
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(Studio) Russian secret police tell "Los Angeles Times" reporter Robert Toth he may leave Russia. Toth accused of recing. secret information from Soviet scientist; interrogated intensely.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Moscow, USSR ) Wk. upsetting for Toth family. [TOTH - free to leave country Believes Russians admitting incident was frame-up. American correspondents in USSR must be wary of Soviet harassment.] [Mrs. TOTH - experience not totally bad. Friends very helpful.] [TOTH - lost 10 pounds during episode.] Statements by Toth likely to be used in trials against Soviet dissidents.
REPORTER: Lynn Jones

Jones, Lynn;
Reasoner, Harry

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