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Mountbatten Assassination #265959

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 30, 1979
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(Studio) Francis McGirl and Thos McMahon reported chgd. in IRA (Irish Republican Army) assassin of Lord Mountbatten.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Eastleigh, England) Details of arrest in Donegal Bay, prior to explosion, given; films shown. British police force in North Ireland reported being strengthened after cabinet meeting today; Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher reported meeting with Irish prime minister next week; details given. Ceremonies surrounding return of bodies of Mountbatten, his grandson Nicholas and Dowager Lady Brabourne reported, shown; Irish Prime Min. Jack Lynch, Duke of Edinborough and Prince Charles incld. in report Mountbatten's state funeral reported scheduled for next Wednesday in Westminster Abbey.
REPORTER: Susan Peterson

Reporter(s):
Mudd, Roger;
Peterson, Susan
Duration:
00:02:30

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