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Kuwait / Terrorism Aftermath #287918

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 13, 1983
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(Studio) Discovery of more bodies in wreckage of United States embassy in Kuwait, bombed by terrorists yesterday, reported; current death toll mentioned.
REPORTER: Bill Kurtis

(Kuwait) Kuwaiti government `s investigation into bombing of United States embassy and other sites noted; films shown. [US charge d'affaires Philip GRIFFIN - claims embassy was in heightened security alert; notes impossibility of preventing suicide bombers.] Details of bombing illustrated on map; similar attack on United States hsing. compound, French embassy thought suggesting link between United States and French military presence in Lebanon. France noted also backing Iraq in Iran-Iraq war. Implications of yesterday's attacks considered.

(Studio) Secretary of State George Shultz's remarks implying retaliation for Kuwaiti bombings quoted.
REPORTER: Bill Kurtis

Kurtis, Bill

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