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Boeing / 757 / MX Missile #58538

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 02, 1979
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(Studio) British Airways reported to be 1st buyer of Boeing 757. Details given. Rolls Royce noted as building engine.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Studio) Pentagon investigators reported to have discovered security leak in MX missile program. Leak noted to involve Boeing Company, an Air Force ofr., and possibly USSR .
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Background of leak in March 1978 given. Defense Department film shown. Details of MX missile given. Security breach discussed. Possibility of Soviet listening-posts in Washington, DC or on west coast intercepting top secret info. involved in breach stated. Boeing confirmation of lifting security clearance of 6 employees noted. [Boeing Company spokesperson Donald BRICE - comments.] Defense Department refusal to comment other than to say the Air Force ofr. had lost his security clearance stated.
REPORTER: Bill Wordham (KOMO newstape, Seattle)

Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max;
Wordham, Bill

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