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Persian Gulf #106739

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 04, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) US's moving toward taking full responsibility for attack on unarmed boat in Persian Gulf reported [State Department spokesperson Chas. REDMAN - extends regrets for death of Indian sailor.]

(Persian Gulf: Dean Reynolds) Reflagged American convoy sailing through Gulf reported; details given, scenes shown. Mistaken attack on unarmed boat Sunday discussed. [USS Standley captain John McHENRY - explains circumstances of nighttime patrols.] United States attack last month on Iranian oil platform recalled; scenes shown. Anniversary of takeover of United States embassy in Iran noted celebrated there; films shown from Iranian TV. Iranian leader Hashemi Rafsanjani said planning confrontation with United States in Gulf.

Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Dean

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