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US-USSR Relations / Daniloff, Zakharov #552561

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 09, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(DC: Chris Wallace) Growing strain in US-USSR relations over cases of accused KGB agent Gennady Zakharov, indicted in NYC, today, and "US News and World Report" journalist Nicholas Daniloff, jailed by KGB in Moscow for espionage, examined; details given, scenes shown. Attorney General Edwin Meese and press spokesperson Larry Speakes quoted on screen. [Senator Robert DOLE - refers to Russian Rambos.] Admin.'s motive in arresting Zakharov rather than expelling him explained. [Senator Dave DURENBERGER - comments.] [Ruth DANILOFF - explains basis of husband's concern.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Wallace, Chris

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