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Olympic Terrorism / Victims' Bodies #225125

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 07, 1972
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(Studio) Murdered Israeli athletes returned home from Olympics.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Coffins displayed in national ceremony of mourning at airport, site of similar ceremony for Puerto Rican victims of terrorists. Death of her sister prevents P. Min. Golda Meir from delivering eulogy. Surviving athletes, victims' families mourn.

(State Department) State Department works to head off Israeli reprisals against Lebanon, Syria, or Egypt. Hopes for Mideast peace settlement shattered. US refuses Israel's request to withdraw from Olympic games. Admin. refuses to endorse Congress resolution calling for break in diplomatic relations with ntns. harboring terrorists. Admin. refuses to discuss McGovern's suggestion that United States lean on Lebanon and Egypt to expel terrorists from their countries.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin;
Rabel, Ed

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