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White House and Terrorism #304288

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 20, 1985
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(Studio) Terrorist crises faced by Reagan administration this week noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) White House reaction to news conference of Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) 847 hostages quoted. [President REAGAN - questions motive of hijackers regarding news conf.] [International Committee of Red Cross president Alexandre HAY - is ready to help when asked by those involved.] Week's terrorist attacks reviewed; photos shown. [Press spokesperson Larry SPEAKES - reads President's statement on terrorism.] Reagan's anti-terrorist action said resulting in incrd. military aid for El Salvador and appointed of task force to study problem. [SPEAKES - comments on possibility of retaliatory strike in Mideast.] [Vice President Geo BUSH - denies terrorists are succeeding.]
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley

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