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US-USSR Relations / USSR Technological Thefts #75300

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 07, 1982
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(Studio) Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger reported accusing USSR of attempting to steal radio equipment used in spy planes and satellites; details given.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Problem of USSR 's acquisition of United States technology, legally and illegally, examined; several exs. cited. [WEINBERGER - warns against selling United States technology.] Reagan administration's recommendations, include clampdown on exchange within scientific community, outlined on screen. [MIT president Dr. Paul GRAY - thinks security depends more on accomplishment than secrecy.] Weinberger's campaign to tighten controls in US, West Europe and Japan noted.
REPORTER: John McWethy

McWethy, John;
Reynolds, Frank

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