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Persian Gulf / US-Iran / United States Navy #115115

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 20, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Calling off of search for United States helicopter missing in Persian Gulf reported Issue of use of silkworm missiles by Iran against US examined. Report introduced.

(No location given: Richard Threlkeld) Story from United States ship involved in Monday's actions against Iran in Strait of Hormuz reported; details given, scenes shown from USS Jack Williams, USS Strauss and USS Wainwright. [Jack Williams commander Edward MANN - comments.] Stmt. from Pentagon on silkworm missiles issue noted. Scenes shown of United States ships shooting off missiles. [SAILOR - comments.] [MANN - says Strait of Hormuz not yet secure.]

Jennings, Peter;
Threlkeld, Richard

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