ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 31, 1987
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(Studio: Richard Threlkeld) Report introduced.
(Persian Gulf: Jim Hickey) Contd. escalation of Iran-Iraq war in area noted include attack on Kuwaiti tanker; details given, scenes shown. [Voice of CREWMAN -describes attack.] President Saddam Hussein's threat to destroy Iran's economy if it doesn't honor United Nations cease-fire resolution and Iran's response mentioned. United States role in fracas considered.
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