CBS Evening News for Saturday, Feb 09, 1985
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(Studio) Korean government reported denying yesterday's police attack on returning opposition leader Kim Dae Jung and United States escorts; State Department's formal protest said unanswered.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(Seoul, South Korea) Govt.'s denial that Kim is under house arrest in light of restrictions placed on him noted. [KIM - cites fact that he's not allowed to leave house nor receive visitors.] [Govt. spokesperson CHOI Tae Soon - notes police didn't use term " house arrest"; accuses Kim of provoking yesterday's attack.] Police assault on Kim and American entourage recalled, shown. [Former amb Robert WHITE - asks Korean government to acknowledge incident.] Govt. version of events considered. Violence during political campaigns. in anticipation of upcoming election reviewed; films shown. President Chun Doo Hwan's official rationale for elecs. mentioned.
REPORTER: David Jackson
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