NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 01, 1982
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(Studio) Hi-tech trafficking with USSR said subject of report
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Los Angeles, California) USSR said anxious to get United States technical secrets. Instances cited. Land Resources Mgt. Incorporated of Anaheim, California, said by government nearly successful in selling USSR secret space scanner. [EMPLOYEE - orders reporter out.] Charles McVey, company owner, named as person making deal with USSR , said now under investigation. Scenes at John Wayne Airport, Newport Beach, California, shown. Mexico City identified as point from which scanner would have gone to USSR . Interception of shipment in Amsterdam described. [Harold DIAZ - describes scanner's capabilities.] CIA report said accusing American busmen. of selling USSR American secrets. Case of Tony Maluta cited. [MALUTA - talks of extent of trafficking.] Importance of electronic parts said illustrated by Falkland crisis. [Dr. Frank KAPPER - talks of importance of stolen items.] Further evidence of extent of operations reported.
REPORTER: Brian Ross
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