ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 20, 1984
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(Studio) Recent arrest of man for trying to steal information with regard to stealth bomber recalled. FBI said investigating security of Northrop Corp.'s plant in Pico Rivera, California. Large number of cases involving California spy activities in with regard to military and tech. secrets noted. Reporter Kenneth Walter quoted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(Los Angeles, California) California said espionage capital of US. [Former FBI Counterintelligence Herb CLCUGH - estimates 50% of diplomacy officials are involved in intelligence gathering.] Star Wars program noted chief USSR target. Americans in financial trouble said prime recruits for spying. [Former KGB Agent Vladimir SAKHAROV - notes financial stress can cause people to betray nation] Recruiting efforts noted.
REPORTER: Gary Shepard
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