World News Tonight - "Chinese Espionage"
September of 2000 Los Alamos scientist Wen Ho Lee, who was
fired and jailed on charges that he stole nuclear weapons
secrets, reached a plea bargain and agreed to cooperate
with federal investigators. This was the end of a 9-month
long story we covered for ABC's World News Tonight, Good
Morning America, and Nightline.
the federal courthouse it was a logistical test - making
sure each entrance was covered and getting pictures of the
participants arriving and departing. We were always ready
for impromptu press conferences, and faced the challenge
of making these look and sound good in the midst of dozens
of other reporters and crews.