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Espionage / FBI Agent #87559

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 04, 1984
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(Studio) Senate Intelligence Committee reported investigating FBI's internal security procedures following first arrest in history of FBI agent for espionage, Richard Miller; Senator investigation noted not beginning until after Miller's trial.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Los Angeles, California) Miller's arraignment and plea entered here today examined; Miller's suspected relationship with alleged KGB agent Svetlana Ogorodnikova and his possible financial problems contributing to situation discussed. Photos shown. [Stepfather-in-law Felipe GONZALEZ - acknowledges Miller's financial plight.] Miller said excommunicated by Mormon church; espionage chgs. against him involving Ogorodnikova outlined. Nikolay Ogorodnikov and wife said suspected KGB agents. [Russian emigre Mischa MARKARIAN - isn't surprised couple are KGB, only that they weren't arrested a decade ago; explains.] Markarian's description of Ogorodnikova's relationship with high-ranking Soviet officials and fact that she and husband were voted out of Russian Orthodox church due to pro-Soviet activities noted.
REPORTER: Tom Schell Artist: Bill Lignante

Jennings, Peter;
Schell, Tom

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