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Vietnam Spy Case / Guilty Verdict #498875

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 19, 1978
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(Studio) Convictions on espionage chgs. of former government employee Ronald Humphrey and Vietnam expatriot David Truong at federal court held in Alexandria, Virginia, reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Alexandria, Virginia) Court proceedings detailed; testimony outlined, include that of former United States Information Agency employee Humphrey about giving information to Truong, who is son of former presidential candidate in South Vietnam and who gave information to Vietnam representatives Defense attys.' plans to appeal on grounds that FBI illegally tapped Truong's telephone stated. Carter administration's statements that this case is test of President's powers to wiretap suspected foreign spies without warrant noted.
REPORTER: Warren Corbett Artist: Betty Wells

Chancellor, John;
Corbett, Warren

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