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US-Libya Relations #275236

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 07, 1981
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(Studio) President Reagan's response to Libyan leader Muammar el-Kadhafi's denial of assassination squads reported.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) [REAGAN - responds to Kadhafi's remarks; comments on security measures.] Extra security precautions described. [Vice President George BUSH - takes assassination squads reports seriously.] [Senator Henry JACKSON - claims situation has not been exaggerated.] Criticism of White House handling of item outlined. Nancy Reagan's comments on situation reported.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(DC) FBI's clarification of President's remarks discussed. [FBI director William WEBSTER - notes surge of false reports]
REPORTER: Fred Graham

(Studio) CIA and FBI reported briefing officials on situation; Senator Daniel Moynihan quoted. Senators Howard Baker and Paul Laxalt reported recing. additional security
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Graham, Fred;
Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley

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