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Persian Gulf #106636

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 26, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Jarriel) Report introduced.

(Persian Gulf: Jim Hickey) Pursuit of, and attack upon, Rumanian tanker in Persian Gulf by Iranian ship despite presence of USS Gallery reported; details given, scenes shown. Radio communiques between ships and ABC helicopter played. [Voice of Rumanian CAPT. - calls for assistance.] Reasons for refusal of United States Navy ship to respond detailed. Arrival of helicopter carrier Okinawa in Gulf shown. [Ship and helicopter CREWS - talk about Thanksgiving holiday.]

(Persian Gulf: Bill Seamans) Thanksgiving celebration for crew of cruiser USS Richmond K. Turner in Persian Gulf featured. Crew alert in response to presence of Iraqi warplanes reported [Captain John LUKE - describes readiness of ship.] Holiday costumes and services described; scenes shown. [CREW - sings.]

Hickey, Jim;
Jarriel, Tom;
Seamans, Bill

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