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(Studio) Attempted assassination of United States charge d'affaires in Paris, France, Christian Chapman, described; photograph shown.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Paris, France) Attack on Chapman said heightening fears that Libya is intensifying its terrorist activities; details examined. [CHAPMAN - describes assassin; cautions against jumping to conclusions in regards to Libya.] Incrd. security for Chapman announced.
REPORTER: Don Kladstrup
(DC) [Secretary of State Alexander HAIG - discusses assassination attempt, Colonel Muammar el-Kadhafi's sponsorship of terrorism.] [Representative Gerry STUDDS - asks for assurance that United States won't be involved in any attempted coup in Nicaragua.] [HAIG - can't give such assurance; comments on recent concern in Europe over nuclear war rumors.] Haig and President Reagan noted making frequent comments lately on feasibility of limited nuclear warfare in Europe.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint
- Kladstrup, Don;
- Pierpoint, Robert;
- Rather, Dan
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