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US-USSR Spy Swap #96594

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 11, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Berlin) United States and USSR reported exchanging imprisoned spies here today; films shown. Assistant Secretary of State Richard Burt mentioned heading United States delegation; details of exchange outlined. Role of E. German attorney Wolfgang Vogel mentioned.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

(DC) Soviet spies exchanged by US, Marian Zacharski, Alice Mickelson, Alfred Zehe and Penyu Kostadinov reviewed; their convictions and sentences listed on screen. Photos shown. Apparent circumstances leading to exchange discussed; Carter administration's exchange of Soviet spies for Russian dissidents in 1979 recalled. Failure of United States to gain freedom of Andrei Sakharov and Anatoly Shcharansky noted.
REPORTER: John Mcwethy

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Jennings, Peter;
Mcwethy, John

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