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France / Greenpeace Scandal #306057

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 25, 1985
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(Studio) State Department's reticence about commenting on France's involvement in bombing of Greenpeace ship in New Zealand this summer noted. Vice President George Bush, head of terrorism task force, quoted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Paris, France) Implications of widening Greenpeace scandal for President Francois Mitterrand's government discussed; scenes shown. General Rene Imbot mentioned new defense minister [Courtesy BBC, talk show HOST - considers similarity with Watergate, refers to France's predicament as Waterloo.] ["Le Monde" spokesperson Andre FONTAINE - describes bungled cover-up.] [French TV spokesperson Edouard LOHR - explains government's effort to protect Mitterrand.] Prime Min. Laurent Fabius' television appearance cited as example
REPORTER: David Andelman

Andelman, David;
Rather, Dan

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