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USS Stark Investigation #109797

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 19, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) USS Stark commander Captain Glenn Brindel, Lieutenant Basil Moncrief and Lieutenant Commander Raymond Gajan reported relieved of their duties as result of recent Iraqi missile attack on ship.

(DC: John McWethy) General George Crist's decision quoted on screen; his recommendation that all 3 officers face court-martial examined. Incrd. US surveillance of Persian Gulf, include Saudi Arabian-based and protected AWACS, described; Iran's mining of Strait of Hormuz noted. Scheduled starting time for US-Kuwait agreement in area explained.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John
Duration:
00:02:10

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