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FBI / Spy Arrest #610392

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 18, 1996
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pete Williams) The story of the FBI's counterspy operation in which it caught its own veteran Earl Pitts spying presented; courtroom sketches shown and the information Pitts passed to the Russians outlined. [Analyst David WISE, United States attorney for eastern Virginia Helen FAHEY - comment on the Pitts case.] Pitts' five-year dealings with Russian agents and how the FBI caught Pitts reviewed. (Artist: Bill Hennessy)

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) An interview with FBI director Louis Freeh featured. [FREEH - talks about the arrest of Pitts and other spies.]

43:00 UPCOMING ITEMS (Studio: Tom Brokaw)

Brokaw, Tom;
Williams, Pete

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