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Korean Jet Downing / Aftermath #293085

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 07, 1983
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(Studio) USSR foreign minister Andrei Gromyko, addressing security conference in Madrid, noted unrepentant about Soviet downing recently of KAL passenger plane.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Madrid, Spain) Denouncement of USSR missile attack on KAL plane by West speakers preceding Gromyko noted; accusing United States of exploiting incident to exacerbate international situation, Gromyko said implying such attack on commercial craft could reoccur. Films shown. His remarks quoted, outlined on screen, discussed. [Secretary of State George SHULTZ - accuses Gromyko of perpetuating USSR lies.] Tomorrow's meeting between Gromyko and Shultz considered.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Implications of KAL incident for competence of USSR air defense system examined; Defense Department file films shown. Details outlined on screen of Soviet pilot's response to situation, discussed.
REPORTER: David Martin

(Studio) Airline pilots from several ntns. said agreeing on temporary boycott of flights to Moscow; details given. NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) foreign mins., meeting in Madrid, said considering supporting pilots' boycott with formal embargo. Canada noted canceling scheduled tour of Moscow circus.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Reporter(s):
Martin, David;
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:05:20

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