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Persian Gulf / USS Stark Attack #109208

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 18, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Baghdad, Iraq: Mike Lee) Reaction here to attack on USS Stark discussed; US-Iraq relations noted. Implications of President Saddam Hussein's stated commitment to investigation considered.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: John McWethy) Persian Gulf's strategic importance to United States and potential implications of growing United States military commitment to region examined; US agreement with Kuwait cited as example [State Department spokesperson Charles REDMAN - defines administration's interpretation of United States role.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Iran's reaction described. Upcoming item announced.

Jennings, Peter;
Lee, Mike;
McWethy, John

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