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Sadat Assassination #274201

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 06, 1981
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(Studio) No. of heads of state assassinated since World War II mentioned.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(New York City) Arab world's criticism of Sadat's peace agreements with Israel recalled; films shown. [Iranian foreign minister Hussein MOUSSAVI - (thru interpreter) thinks Islamic revolution will overwhelm Egypt.] Unanswered questions raised by assassination examined. [Former CIA director Stansfield TURNER - claims USSR will use shooting for propaganda.] Colonel Muammar el-Kadhafi's possible profit from assassination mentioned.
REPORTER: Richard C. Hottelet

(Studio) Implications of Sadat death for United States sale of AWACS to Saudi Arabia noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) [Senator Robert BYRD - agrees with Senator Howard Baker's call for postponement of sale debates.] Position of Representative Clement Zablocki noted. [Senator Orrin HATCH - says assassination changed his mind about AWACS sale.] Call here for Saudis to assume larger role in Mideast peace process due to Sadat's murder noted.
REPORTER: Phil Jones

Reporter(s):
Hottelet, Richard C.;
Jones, Phil;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:03:50

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