Espionage: Carrot & Careless George

The Communist spy, who doubtless regards the East-West detente as a conspiracy, has yet to come in from the cold war. Judging from two espionage cases in Washington that were disclosed last week by the FBI, the Red system is equally reluctant to adjust its wage-price guidelines to capitalist living costs. For two years of alleged secret-swiping in the Pentagon, a retired Army colonel got just $5,500 from the Soviets — and may face the death penalty. For nearly four years of risky spy projects, a State Department employee (and FBI informant) was paid a mere $3,440 by the...

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