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Persian Gulf / US-Iran #115134

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 21, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Releasing of information and pictures by Pentagon of Monday's action in Persian Gulf reported Report introduced.

(DC: Bob Zelnick) Review of battles between Iran and United States in Gulf in retaliation for Iranian attack on USS Samuel B. Roberts reported; photos and animations shown. [Pentagon spokesperson Dan HOWARD - describes plans to hit three oil platforms and one naval vessel; discusses decision by President Reagan, Defense Secretary Frank Carlucci and NSC advisor Colin Powell to retaliate against Iran for its attack on US-backed oil platform.] Possible changes in United States policy in Persian Gulf examined.

Jennings, Peter;
Zelnick, Bob

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