Search the Archive

Black Sept. Terrorists / Americans Executed #227705

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 02, 1973
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) American Ambassador Cleo Noel and American Charge d' Affaires Curtis Moore executed in Khartoum, Sudan, by members Black September Arab terrorists. Belgian Charge d' Affaires Eid reported still alive. Earlier reports were that Eid also executed. Terrorists were demanding release Arab guerrillas held prisoner in Jordan. Were also demanding release Sirhan Sirhan, Robert Kennedy's assassin. Earlier, State Department official William Macomber sent to Khartoum to negotiate release of diplomats, but reports say his plane not permitted to land in Sudan.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter
Duration:
00:01:00

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.