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Espionage / Regan Case / Death Penalty #719414

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 12, 2003
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pete Williams) The trial of former Air Force intelligence expert Brian Regan for spying for Iraq featured; details given from Regan's letter to Iraqi President Saddam Hussein & of his theft of documents; courtroom sketches shown. [Deputy attorney general Larry THOMPSON†- says Regan is charged with attempting to sell intelligence.] The issue of the death penalty in this case of attempted spying examined. [American University law school professor Ira ROBBINS†- says a notice can be sent about the consequences of espionage.] [Defense lawyer Jonathan SHAPIRO†- questions executing someone for bad intent.]

Seigenthaler, John;
Williams, Pete

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