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Vol. 133, No. 8 FEBRUARY 20, 1989

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COVER: Remember the Marine spy scandal that seemed to fizzle out? A new book says it was far worse than anyone feared -- or the Government will admit

In Moscow Station, investigative reporter Ronald Kessler depicts an incredible lack of security at the U.S. embassy. Seductive KGB women used their embassy jobs to lure lonely Marines into espionage. But, says Kessler, the Navy bungled its probe, only one Marine was convicted of spying, and embarrassed U.S. agencies tried to play down the damage. In fact, he claims, there is solid evidence that Soviet agents had been admitted to the inner...

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