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Washington, DC / Gandhi Assassination Plot #303525

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 13, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) FBI reported uncovering plot by Sikhs in United States to assassinate Indian Prime Min. Rajiv Gandhi during his United States visit next month; Indira Gandhi's assassination by Sikh extremists in India last year recalled. [US attorney Raymond DEARIE - describes Sikh terrorists' plans in addition to killing Gandhi.] FBI's success in foiling attempted assassination in New Orleans of Indian state leader Bhajan Lal, detailed; Sikhs mentioned contacting former Green Beret Paul Johnson for aid. [US attorney John VOLZ - notes seriousness of Sikh's intentions.]
REPORTER: Rita Braver

Braver, Rita;
Rather, Dan

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