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US-USSR Relations / Embassy Espionage #556075

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 09, 1987
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Senator reported passing nonbinding resolution opposing Secretary of State George Shultz's upcoming Moscow visit due to embassy espionage controversy.

(Moscow, USSR : Sandy Gilmour) USSR 's response to United States criticism of its successful spying within American embassy here featured; details given, scenes shown. [For. ministry spokesperson Boris PYADYSHEV - (thru translator) cites Soviet indignation.] Seized United States surveillance devices displayed. [Soviet SPOKESPERSON - criticizes such behavior.] "Washington Post" article on United States efforts to bug USSR 's new embassy outlined.

(Studio: Garrick Utley) [During Indiana trip, President REAGAN - considers USSR espionage in American embassy outrageous.] United States effort to distinguish between methods used in espionage of each country noted.

(DC: Anne Garrels) Soviet and United States eavesdropping apparatus at their respective missions described, shown. ["Puzzle Palace" author James BAMFORD - cites areas of concentration of United States versus USSR .] Equipment used by each reviewed; details outlined on screen. National Sec. Agency's role in development surveillance equipment noted.

Reporter(s):
Garrels, Anne;
Gilmour, Sandy;
Utley, Garrick
Duration:
00:05:30

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