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NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 01, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : Steve Hurst) Status of "US News and World Report" journalist Nicholas Daniloff, held here by KGB for espionage, examined; details given, scenes shown. [Ruth and Caleb DANILOFF - describe meeting with husband/father.] US consul general Roger Daley said unable to meet with reporter ["US News" chairperson Mortimer ZUCKERMAN - considers affair outrageous.] Similar detention of "Los Angeles Times" reporter Robert Toth in 1977 reviewed; scenes shown. [TOTH - believes Daniloff was set up.] Significance of precedent set by Daniloff's prolonged detention explained.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) White House response to Daniloff affair outlined.

Brokaw, Tom;
Hurst, Steve

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