CBS Evening News for Saturday, Feb 19, 1983
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(Studio) Demonstrations reported occurring in Libya following reports that USS Nimitz is in vicinity; possible easing of tensions between Libya and Sudan mentioned.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(Tripoli, Libya) Anti-US and Egypt demonstrations here examined; films shown. Collapse of United States diplomatic relations with Libya in 1979 following sacking of American embassy here recalled; photos shown. Other events incring tension between the 2 ntns. reviewed. Libya's military buildup along borders with Chad and Sudan said prompting United States military action this week; details given. Sudan's concern over possible Libyan-supported coup attempt against President Mohammed Gaafar el-Nimeiry noted. Colonel Muammar el-Kadhafi mentioned denying troop buildup along borders.
REPORTER: John Blackstone
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