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West Germany / Espionage #98443

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 17, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Bonn, West Germany) Implications for government here of defection of Herta-Astrid Willner, secretary in Chancellor Helmut Kohl's ofc., to East Germany examined; photos shown. Roles of Willner and her husband in West Germany government explained. [Min. Wolfgang SCHAEUBLE - (thru translator) denies Willner had access to Star Wars info.] Kohl recalled defense interior minister Friedrick Zimmermann last month in wake of Hans Tiedge's defection; Zimmermann said allegedly refusing intelligence service's request to place wiretap on Willner's phone.
REPORTER: Hal Walker

Jennings, Peter;
Walker, Hal

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