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France / Greenpeace Controversy #305790

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Sep 01, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bill Redeker

(Paris, France) French government investigation recalled clearing administration of involvement in bombing of Greenpeace ship in New Zealand this summer; opposite conclusions of New Zealand government examined. [Prime Min. David LANGE - considers French findings too transparent to be whitewash.] Evidence linking French secret service agents to bombing discussed; scenes shown. Possibility influential Greenpeace officials were actual target of bomb explained; role of French undercover agent Christine Cabon in infiltrating Greenpeace and arranging potential bomb target noted. Search for Cabon mentioned include FBI surveillance of associate's California residence. [Greenpeace attorney Lloyd CUTLER - compares France's responses to Richard Nixon's during Watergate.]
REPORTER: David Andelman

Andelman, David;
Redeker, Bill

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