CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 18, 1976
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(Studio) North Korean soldiers, armed with axes and metal poles kill 2 American Army officers in truce village of Panmunjom. [Photograph taken by United States soldier shown.] Incident began as argument over tree-pruning operation. United Nations and US officials call attack unprovoked; North Korea says Americans started it. Secretary State Henry Kissinger reacts. [KISSINGER - says it's wanton act of murder and North Korea authorities will be held responsible for all consequences.] President Ford says killings vicious and unprovoked.
REPORTER: Charles Collingwood
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