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Iraq Hangings / Aftermath #200405

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 30, 1969
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(Studio) United States asks number of foreign cntrys. to use influence on Iraq to prevent further executions; United States has no diplomatic relations with Iraq. Intermediaries weren't disclosed. United States called on India to stop 14 hangings.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Baghdad, Iraq) 11 men hanged in Baghdad for being spies; Iraq says justice done. Students and workers march on British embassy to reply to protest against Iraq embassy in London. Iraq says further hangings may occur; Iraq committed to war until state of Israel disappears.
REPORTER: Richard C. Hottelet

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Hottelet, Richard C.
Duration:
00:02:30

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