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India / Gandhi Assassination, Commentary #294135

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 31, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Reaction among Sikhs in United States to Indira Gandhi's assassination examined; films shown. Sikh spokesperson Amrit SINGH - accuses Gandhi of being terrorist and a Hitler, committing suicide.] [Indian WOMAN - is saddened; considers Gandhi a great woman.] [University of California at Los Angeles professor Stanley WOLPERT - notes extent of support by Sikhs in United States for their peers in India.] [President REAGAN - considers Gandhi's murder a tragedy.] US-India relations, focusing on Afghanistan and Pakistan, recalled. [Henry KISSINGER - recalls Gandhi's approach to US.]

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Studio) Commentary concerns use of religion to justify violence; Gandhi's assassination, United States Marines' rationale for being in Lebanon, Army of God's threats against Supreme Court justices, local Michigan campaign focusing on Jews versus fundamentalist Christians discussed.
REPORTER: Bill Moyers

Moyers, Bill;
Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob

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