How it was 08/29/1998 (1998)

Telecast №73822, 1 part, duration: 0:37:49
Production: VID
Anchor:Oleg Shklovskij

Reel №1

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Fragment x / movie "The Dead Season", the scene of the exchange of American pilot Powers for the Soviet intelligence officer.

Fragment of the introductory words of Rudolf Abel to the film "The Dead Season".

Newsreel 1950's: Senator Nixon at a meeting of the Senate Commission.

Speech of Senator McCarthy.

The arrests of US citizens working for Soviet intelligence.

Suprugov / Rosenberg is taken out under escort from a police van.

The beginning of the trial of the Rosenbergs.

The arrest of Abel in the United States in 1957, an operational survey of the FBI.

Evidence seized upon arrest and search.

Abel is escorted to the courtroom.

Abel is in prison in Atlanta.

Yury Sokolov, formerly connected with Abel in the United States, talks about his intelligence work in the United States, his first meeting with Abel, about working with him, establishing and maintaining contacts with the Center, about the Abel family in the USSR, and about the readiness of the GDR authorities to help Abel's exchange.

Abel's daughter Evelina Fischer talks about his father's arrest in the United States, about meeting with his father after the exchange.

Foreign intelligence veteran Boris Nalivayko talks about the work of the Abel Liberation Group, about the preparation and conduct of an operation for the exchange of Abel on the American pilot Powers, participation in the operation of representatives of the special services of the GDR and Germany, correspondence with representatives of the American side, a meeting of representatives of the parties with the lawyer Abel Donovan, the organization and progress of the exchange of Abel to Powers.

The head of the Office of Illegal Intelligence, Yuri Drozdov, talks about his role in carrying out the operation to release Abel, about candidacies for an exchange and for establishing contact with the lawyer Donovan.


Abel Rudolf Ivanovich (Fischer William Henrykhovich) - an employee of foreign intelligence Nixon Richard is an American statesman and politician

Calendar: 08/29/1998

Locations: Moscow [820]

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