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Walker Spy Ring #92884

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 28, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Baltimore, Maryland) Plea bargaining deal agreed to by John Walker in exchange for reduced sentence for son Michael Walker, both accused of spying for USSR , discussed; scenes shown. Sentence each will probably rec. and length of time served before parole is feasible mentioned. Judge Alexander Harvey's response to stmts. of defense attorney Fred Bennett and prosecutor Michael Schatzow, latter regarding Barbara Walker, outlined. [BENNETT - claims John Walker regrets actions.] [Margaret WALKER - thinks best possible course was taken for brother] Rachel Walker, Michael Walker's wife, mentioned, shown. John Walker noted agreeing to testify against alleged accomplice Jerry Whitworth.
REPORTER: Dennis Troute

Jennings, Peter;
Troute, Dennis

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