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Making of KGB Agent (Part II) #89308

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 06, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Oslo, Norway) Secretary of State George Shultz, arriving in Oslo, Norway, last January following Stockholm meeting with USSR foreign minister Andrei Gromyko, said unaware at that time that Norwegian diplomat Arne Treholt, who arranged his visit, was KGB agent; Treholt's arrest January 20th recalled. [Prime Min. Kare WILLOCH - fears damage has been substantial.] [Norwegian counterintelligence spokesperson Tore JOHNSON - agrees.] Treholt's apparent role with KGB reviewed, discussed; photos, films shown. Treholt's success in convincing Norwegian sea minister Jens Evansson to hand over portion of Bering Sea fishing rights to USSR , role in anti-nuclear missile movement in West Europe and his alleged passing of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) wartime shipping contingency plans noted. FBI's surveillance of Treholt and Soviet agent Vladimir Zishin in New York City discussed; photos of Treholt with top KGB agents in Vienna shown. [WILLOCH - explains delayed arrest of Treholt.] Est. number of such moles in West Europe considered.
REPORTER: Pierre Salinger

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Salinger, Pierre
Duration:
00:03:50

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