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East Africa / Embassy Bombings / United States Response #182106

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 07, 1998
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(White House: Sam Donaldson) The White House response to the bombings of US embassies in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Nairobi, Kenya, featured; details given of diplomatic, medical, security and investigative measures. [President CLINTON - says the United States will use all means to bring those responsible to justice.] [National Security Council spokesman P.J. CROWLEY, undersecretary of State Thomas PICKERING - say it was a well- planned attack against less secure sites.] Statement from Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich noted.

(Studio: Charles Gibson) State Department warning against travel to Kenya or Tanzania noted.

Donaldson, Sam;
Gibson, Charles

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