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Cyprus / Ambassador Killed / Bullets / Clerides #235797

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 19, 1974
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(Studio) American ambassador to Cyprus, Rodger Davies, 53, shot and killed after protest outside embassy gets violent.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Nicosia, Cyprus) Greek-Cypriots burn cars, American flag, and throw rocks and objects at embassy. Greek-Cypriot National Guard begins firing. Reported answering fire from Marines. Davies hit in hallway Cypriot woman, embassy secretary also killed. Cypriots blame United States for their loss of island control.
REPORTER: Bert Quint

(Studio) Fatal bullets fired from site across from embassy Acting President, Glafkos Clerides, calls act "atrocious crime".
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Reporter(s):
Mudd, Roger;
Quint, Bert
Duration:
00:03:00

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