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US-USSR Relations / Ku Klux Klan Letters #539017

NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 06, 1984
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REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Chicago, Illinois) Attorney General William French Smith, in address to American Bar Association conf., reported accusing KGB of sending threatening letters signed Ku Klux Klan to Asian and African Olympic competitors; details given. [SMITH - claims letters are example of Soviet disinformation operation.] Letter sent to Zimbabwe shown as ex. [Los Angeles Olympic committee press. Peter UEBERROTH - claims recipients of letters didn't take them seriously.] Smith mentioned claiming that letters required approval of Politburo.
REPORTER: Carl Stern

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Stern, Carl
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