American Notes

ESPIONAGE Brothers in Treachery

Arthur Walker, 51 , was supposed to have been a minor figure in the notorious family spy ring. Nonetheless, in Norfolk last week Federal Judge J. Calvitt Clarke Jr. threw the book at him: three life sentences plus 40 years, to run concurrently, for passing two classified documents dealing with Navy ships to his brother John for transmission to the Soviets. Clarke also fined Walker $250,000, to guarantee that he will not profit by selling his story of espionage (there have been rumors of such a deal). John, 48, the acknowledged head of the ring, earlier had...

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