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England / Espionage #520366

NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 25, 1982
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(Studio) Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher reported addressing Parliament soon on England's latest espionage scandal.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(London, England) Scenes shown from John Le Carre's "Smiley's People" with Alec Guinness shown. Latest scandal involving USSR agent Geoffrey Prime, former employee at commications center, detailed; Thatcher's efforts to play down scandal noted. Fear that scandal will spread to similar electronic monitoring station in Hong Kong examined. [Retired intelligence ofr. Jock KANE - recalls disappearance of documents and implications for United States losses in Vietnam war.] Seriousness of Prime's activities and implications for British security noted.
REPORTER: Steve Mallory

Brokaw, Tom;
Mallory, Steve

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