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Persian Gulf / United States Convoys #110992

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 24, 1987
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(Studio: Richard Threlkeld) Report introduced.

(Persian Gulf: Mike Lee) Incident between USS Kidd and local fishing boats during Navy's escort of Kuwaiti tankers through Persian Gulf reported; details given, scenes shown. [Voice of Navy SPOKESPERSON - warns nearby ship of convoy's presence.] Approach of Iranian warship to USS Guadalcanal described, shown. [Voice of USS Kidd OFR. - notes number ships safely escorted into and out of gulf.]

(Studio: Richard Threlkeld) State Department's response to British plans to enter convoy protection operation noted; Kuwait said considering chartering US- owned tankers as well.]

Lee, Mike;
Threlkeld, Richard

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