ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 18, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(DC) FBI arrest of Northrop Corporation engineer Thomas Cavanagh for allegedly trying to sell stealth bomber technology to USSR reported; details examined. FBI dir. William Webster's assessment of seriousness of case quoted on screen. Info. Cavanagh is suspected of trying to sell described. [Attorney General William French SMITH - accuses USSR of extensive effort to obtain secret United States info.] No. recent espionage cases broken by FBI mentioned.
REPORTER: Kenneth Walker
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