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Scotland / Pan Am Plane Crash / Bombing Suspects / Victims #113590

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 28, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(DC: Bob Zelnick) Issue of who may have placed bomb on Pan Am plane featured. [State Department spokesperson Phyllis OAKLEY - says all leads will be pursued.] Pop. Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command, headed by Ahmed Jabril and May 15 Org. discussed as leading suspects; their brand of terrorism detailed. Other terrorist group, such as that headed by Abu Nidal, who has been backed by Libyan leader Muammar el-Kadhafi, noted.

(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(DC: Tim O'Brien) FBI reported joining in criminal investigation into bombing. [FBI director William SESSIONS - says all aspects are being considered and suspects would be tried in US.] 1974 anti-terrorism law and its possible unconstitutionality noted.

(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Return of first bodies of victims of plane crash to United States reported; scenes shown of body of Ken. Garczynski being lowered from plane. Search for bodies in Scotland reported continuing

Donaldson, Sam;
O'Brien, Tim;
Zelnick, Bob

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