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Terrorist Plot / Ford and Reagan #244859

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 15, 1976
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(Studio) FBI confirms "Chicago Tribune" story that it is investigating plot by San Francisco terrorist group to assassinate Ronald Reagan and President Ford at Republican national convention
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(San Francisco, California) Series of bombings results in arrest of 6 members of underground terrorist group. 5 indicted. Informant tells FBI of plot to kill Ford and Reagan. [FBI agent in charge, Charles BATES - reports possibility of plot.]
REPORTER: Fred Graham

(DC) Secret Service warned of alleged plot 1 week ago. FBI still investigates.
REPORTER: Fred Graham

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Graham, Fred
Duration:
00:01:30

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