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South Korea / Burma Assassination Attempt #286861

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 10, 1983
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(Studio) Death toll from terrorist bombing of South korean government officials in Rangoon, Burma, noted; no group said claiming responsibility for apparent attempted assassination of visiting South Korean President Chun Doo Hwan.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Chun's belief that North Korea orchestrated attack noted; State and Defense depts.' response to incident outlined. No. United States troops in South Korea mentioned; increased security measures in Seoul noted. Secretary of State George Shultz and National Sec. Adviser William Clark reported committing United States assistance to South Korean government's investigation. Fear here that bombing will exacerbate tension on Korean peninsula discussed; President Reagan's upcoming visit to South Korea said not yet canceled.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob

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