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Persian Gulf / US-Iran / Iranian Plane Downing #117242

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 09, 1988
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Issue of compensation to families of victims of last week's Iranian air tragedy reported; details given of support of idea by admin. and State Department Report introduced.

(Persian Gulf: Jim Hickey) Situation in Persian Gulf featured; scenes shown of USS Bradley and routine tanker traffic. Communications from Iranian plane flying from Tehran, Iran, to Dubai played and quoted on screen. Iran's position with regard to United States Navy and Iraq explained. Crown prince of Kuwait reported en rte. to United States to get President Reagan to renew his commitment to Persian Gulf.

Hickey, Jim;
Simpson, Carole

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