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USSR Trawler / Fishing Violations #493370

NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 29, 1977
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(Studio) USSR trawler "Taras Shevchenko" has been in Boston harbor since Coast Guard seized it in April for violating fishing laws. As result of court hearing, it will be there longer.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Boston, Massachusetts) Assistant United States attorney William Brown relates deal worked out between government and operators of ship to Judge Andrew Caffrey. Judge refuses to accept settlement; statements of attorney Thomas Edwards, representing ship and it's captain , Aleksandr Gupalov, noted. Hearing to be continued Monday Speculation is judge will accept nothing less than guilty plea, which, if done, will amount to Russians admitting deliberate violation of fishing laws.
REPORTER: Lee McCarthy; No artist given

Chancellor, John;
McCarthy, Lee

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