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US-Libya Relations / Hitman Trial #278958

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 19, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Fort Collins, Colorado) Trial of former Green Beret Eugene Tafoya, accused of being hitman for Colonel Muammar el-Kadhafi and attempting to kill anti-Kadhafi Libyan national Faisal Zagallai, examined; films shown. Today's testimony of Zagallai and Tafoya's response noted. [Defense attorney Walter GERASH - cites client's plea.] Alleged evidence against Tafoya discussed; Tafoya said allegedly recruited by former CIA agents Edwin Wilson and Frank Terpil, indicted last year for illegally supplying arms to Libya. Details given.
REPORTER: Gary Shepard, Artist: Howard Brodie

Rather, Dan;
Shepard, Gary

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