CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 07, 1972
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(Studio) 3 Arab terrorists captured after Munich airport shoot-out charged with murder and kidnapping: Dhawy, Abdulah, and Badran.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Munich, West Germany) Body of American-born Israeli weight lifter David Berger boarded on United States Air Force jet to be returned to parents in Cleveland, Ohio. Security tight in Olympic Village, especially for E. and West German teams. Arab orgs. threaten them with further terrorism unless German government releases 3 Palestinian guerrillas captured alive. Arabs may mail bombs to German Jews during week of religious holidays. [American boxer James BUSCEME - notes incr. security.] [American swimmer John KINSELLA - says security could be tighter.] [Mgr., Jamaican cycling team, Ted GRAY - says no apparent change in security.] At Fuerstenfeldbruck NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) base, scene of shoot-out between German police and terrorists, copters where Israelis died exhibited. Munich Police chief Manfred Schreiber says hostages had no hope for survival if terrorists were allowed to take them from Germany. German politicians call for expulsion of Arab workers and students in Germany. Flags of all ntns. at Olympics fly at full staff, games resume.
REPORTER: John Sheahan