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Japanese Plane / Hijacking #26902

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 24, 1973
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(Studio) Japanese jet hijack ends in Benghazi, Libya, today. Hijackers and passengers leave plane. Hijackers blow up plane and are arrested by Libyan police.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith


(Studio) Pentagon discloses more false information with regard to Cambodia and Laos.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Pentagon) Congress and families with men killed during spying missions into Laos and Cambodia were told they were killed in South Vietnam. Relatives now being told truth. [Defense secretary James SCHLESINGER - says Cambodian bombing info. was given to top officials. High chain of cmd. got orders from the top. Watergate affair can't be compared with secret bombings.] Air Force Secretary Robert Seamans didn't know about secret raids. Pentagon picked those who knew with care.
REPORTER: Frank Tomlinson

Smith, Howard K.;
Tomlinson, Frank

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