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West-E. Defection #58423

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 13, 1979
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(Studio) Defection of West German secretary to East Germany said latest in exodus of Communist spies. West German authorities quoted with regard to recent defections to E. since January defection of E. German to W
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(W. Berlin) 1974 case of E. German spy Gunter Guillaume and the resulting collapse of Willy Brandt's government recalled; films, photos shown. Crossover to Bonn, via Berlin Wall, of spies posing as refugees noted. Vulnerability of women in Bonn to professor spy recruiters stated. [Former chief West German intelligence, Dr. Gunther NOLLAU - comments re: recruitment of women.] Case of Renate Lutze and NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) military secrets recalled; photos shown. Proliferation of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) military information in East Germany stated.
REPORTER: Kati Marton

Marton, Kati;
Reynolds, Frank

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