CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 08, 1983
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(Studio) State Department warnings with regard to conflict in Chad and involvement of Libya noted. Arrival of AWACs planes in Sudan cited.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) Additional planes reported being sent from Europe; Defense Department film shown. Concern with regard to foreign pilots, possibly North Koreans, flying Libyan planes over Chad noted. Situation in Faya-Largeau, Chad, described; film shown. Arrival of AWACs and F-15 escorts in Khartoum, Sudan, cited. [State Department spokesperson John HUGHES - says AWACs not in use at moment.] Text noted of President Reagan's letter notifying Congress of recent actions, as required by War Powers Act. Potential involvement of France outlined.
REPORTER: David Martin
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