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Haig Assassination Attempt #264625

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 25, 1979
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(Studio) Attempted assassination of General Alexander Haig, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) commander, near headquarters in Belgium reported Haig's upcoming retirement and possible try for pres. mentioned.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Casteau, Belgium) Details of attempt given; injuries to 3 guards noted. Haig's reaction to events, while spending day at headquarters in Casteau, described. [MAN - asks Haig if there could be connection between attempt and rumors of his possible try for United States president] [HAIG - responds.]
REPORTER: Don Kladstrup

(Studio) Haig's comments with regard to his being target of terrorist organization quoted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Kladstrup, Don

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