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June 10, 1987 | From Staff and Wire Reports
The Pentagon has delayed awarding millions of dollars in contracts to Toshiba Corp. while Japan investigates charges that the company sold secret high-tech equipment to the Soviets for building quieter submarines, officials said Tuesday. Among the Toshiba contracts jeopardized by the action is the proposed purchase of 90,000 laptop computers for the Air Force valued at $100 million. The company, responding to U.S.
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June 10, 1987 | From Staff and Wire Reports
The Pentagon has delayed awarding millions of dollars in contracts to Toshiba Corp. while Japan investigates charges that the company sold secret high-tech equipment to the Soviets for building quieter submarines, officials said Tuesday. Among the Toshiba contracts jeopardized by the action is the proposed purchase of 90,000 laptop computers for the Air Force valued at $100 million. The company, responding to U.S.
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April 8, 1987 | From Times Wire Services
The son of convicted spy John A. Walker Jr. said Tuesday that the main reason he became a spy was his close relationship with his father. "He was a sailor. I was a sailor. He was a private investigator and so was I," said Michael Lance Walker, 24. "And the bottom line was I turned out to be a spy just like him," Walker said in an interview on the Christian Broadcasting Network's "700 Club."
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April 8, 1987 | From Times Wire Services
The son of convicted spy John A. Walker Jr. said Tuesday that the main reason he became a spy was his close relationship with his father. "He was a sailor. I was a sailor. He was a private investigator and so was I," said Michael Lance Walker, 24. "And the bottom line was I turned out to be a spy just like him," Walker said in an interview on the Christian Broadcasting Network's "700 Club."
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July 3, 1986 | DAN MORAIN, Times Staff Writer
Prosecutors must prove Jerry Whitworth knowingly spied for the Soviet Union before he can be convicted of espionage, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday in a major victory for the defense. The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals declined to interfere with the decision of Judge John P. Vukasin to instruct the trial jury that in order to bring in a verdict of guilty on espionage charges, it must find that Whitworth knew that the U.S. Navy secrets he allegedly stole were passed to the Soviets.
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December 17, 1986 | LEE MAY, Times Staff Writer
A federal judge, saying Ronald William Pelton had caused "inestimable damage" to the nation by selling secrets to the Soviet Union, sentenced the former National Security Agency employee Tuesday to three life terms plus 10 years in prison. Pelton, 45, convicted in June on four counts of conspiracy and espionage, will serve the life terms concurrently. He also was fined $100. Pelton's attorney, Fred Bennett, said that he would appeal the sentence to the U.S.
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