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US-Libyan Conflict: Terrorist Attacks #102171

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 25, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Apparent failure of United States bombing of Libya to halt tide of international terrorism said illustrated by today's series of attacks.

(DC: John McWethy) Shooting of United States communications ofr. Arthur Pollick in South Yemen reported [State Department spokesperson Charles REDMAN - describes circumstances of Pollick's shooting.] Similarity to incident last week in which another United States communications ofr. was shot in Sudan, linked to Libya, noted. President Reagan mentioned leaving for economy summit in Tokyo, Japan, today. [REAGAN - declines comment on concerns for security of himself and Nancy Reagan.] USS Coral Sea and USS America said providing combat support for US surveillance planes off coast of Libya. Memorial services for terrorism victims Robert Stethem and Peter Kilburn mentioned, shown.

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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