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Persian Gulf / US-USSR Incident #287524

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 17, 1983
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(Studio) United States naval presence in north Arabian Sea due to Iran's threat to close Strait of Hormuz oil shipping lanes noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) USSR frigate reported ramming USS Fife in region; details outlined on screen, discussed. Navy said planning to protest today's incident. Current status of Iran-Iraq war in region and Iranian threat to block straits discussed.
REPORTER: David Martin

Reporter(s):
Martin, David;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:01:30

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