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Olympic Terrorism / Victims' Bodies #22714

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 07, 1972
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(Studio) Bodies of 10 Israeli Olympic team members flown to Israel, 1 to United States for burial.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Munich, West Germany) Entire Israeli team leaves Munich for home. Surviving team members and victim's bodies boarded on El Al jet. United States Air Force C-141 picks up body of David Berger to fly him to parents in Cleveland, Ohio. Plane ordered by President Nixon.
REPORTER: Lou Cioffi

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Israelis throng to airport in sorrow as bodies of athletes arrive. Israel's chief military chaplain leads mourners in prayer for dead. Dep. P. Min. Yigal Allon deplores Arab ntns. which harbor terrorists. Many Israelis feel Olympic games should have been canceled. Soviet immigrants Slavin, and Halfin; coaches Shorr and Shapiro buried in common grave. Israel will retaliate militarily.
REPORTER: Don Farmer

Cioffi, Lou;
Farmer, Don;
Smith, Howard K.

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