National Affairs: Cooperation

Even as Colonel Abel was arraigned in Brooklyn, two members of a second, probably unrelated Soviet spy ring were sentenced in Manhattan to 5½-year prison terms apiece. The two: Confessed Soviet Spies Myra Soble, 53, and Jacob Albam, 65, who escaped stiffer penalties by being "cooperative" with the U.S. Department of Justice. Already, secret testimony from Myra's husband Jack Soble has fingered two members of the ever-widening ring: onetime U.S. Army Intelligence Officer George Zlatovski and his wife Jane, now in Paris (TIME, July 22). According to U.S. officials, Jack Soble, tempted by the prospect of a lightened sentence, is still...

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