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NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 02, 1978
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(Studio) Report on Americans' discovery of Soviet bugging device in United States embassy in Moscow.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Details given of electronic surveillance system discovered by American officials in embassy; photograph and diagram shown. Speculation that examination of discovered devices may answer question as to why Sovs. continually bombard United States embassy with microwaves noted; theory stated that microwaves trigger listening devices in embassy, relaying Americans' conversations to KGB.
REPORTER: Ford Rowan

(Studio) Moscow court's fine of Andrei Sakharov for scuffling in street during trial of Yuri Orlov last month reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John;
Rowan, Ford
Duration:
00:01:40

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