CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 09, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) Vice President George Bush's lobbying for AWACS sale to Saudi Arabia noted incl. attack on Libyan dictator Colonel Muammar el-Kadhafi. [BUSH - criticizes Kadhafi, comments on US-Israel rel.; mentions Ayatollah Khomeini.] Admin.'s continued pressure on wavering Senators such as Thad Cochran examined; Senator John Glenn's remarks noted. Alleged implied political favor granted Senator Charles Grassley if he supports AWACS sale reported [REAGAN - comments (poor audio).] White House strategy outlined.
REPORTER: Bill Plante
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