ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 03, 1984
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(NYC) FBI agent Richard Miller reported arrested for allegedly spying for USSR .
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(Los Angeles, California) Miller's alleged personal and intelligence involvement with suspected KGB agents Nikolay Ogorodnikov (alias Nikolay Wolfson) and Svetlana Ogorodnikova examined. [FBI agent Richard BRETZING - believes couple are Soviet agents.] Miller's ostensible sexual relationship with Ogorodnikova noted; FBI documents that agency found in Miller's home described on screen. Basis of FBI's case outlined, discussed. Arraignment of Ogorodnikovs mentioned.
REPORTER: Tom Schell Artist: Greg High
(DC) Apparent ignorance of FBI and other intelligence agencies of full extent of damage done by Miller's activities with KGB examined. [FBI director William WEBSTER - hopes investigation limited seriousness of situation.] [Attorney General William French SMITH - can't add specifics.] KGB's apparent counterintelligence information coup as result of case explained, discussed; significance said compared to breaking of Japanese military code during World War II. [Former deputy CIA director Ray CLINE - considers KGB's intelligence gains from stolen documents.] Miller said allegedly scheduled to travel to E. bloc next week to exchange further information
REPORTER: Kenneth Walker
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