NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 11, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Moscow: Jim Maceda) Former KGB Lieutenant Colonel Boris Yuzhin, who was convicted for spying for the FBI, featured; scenes shown from the Siberian labor camp where he was imprisoned. Decree from Russian President Boris Yeltsin releasing Yuzhin and other prisoners reported. [YUZHIN - says country is strange for him; talks about his KGB experiences, why he became a double agent.] Yuzhin's KGB assignment in San Francisco where he bribed radical anti-Vietnam war groups in the United States to spread communist propaganda recalled. Yuzhin's statements that the 1975 United Nations resolution equating Zionism with racism was orchestrated by the KGB, that he specialized in leaking false stories about United States government leaders critical of Soviet policy, such as Senator Sam Nunn and the late Senator Henry Jackson, reported.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Tomorrow's Daily Difference segment previewed.