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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 05, 1983
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(Studio) France reported expelling large number USSR citizens for alleged espionage.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Paris, France) Expulsion of Tass chief and other Soviet officials examined; films shown. Reaction of embassy secretary and French foreign minister noted; interior ministry said claiming those expelled were KGB operatives. Issue of USSR efforts to obtain French high tech secrets discussed; recent arrest of French ind. archivist for passing information to KGB recalled. Death of French counter-intelligence agent Colonel Bernard Nut questioned in relation to expulsion and papal assassination plot.
REPORTER: Jim Bittermann

Reporter(s):
Bittermann, Jim;
Brokaw, Tom
Duration:
00:02:10

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