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Mail Bombs #306892

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 16, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Rita Braver) United States Postal Service's program to detect mail bombs examined; details given, scenes shown. Related statistics graphed on screen. [Nicholas SWEENO - describes his injuries.] Use of devices for pol. purposes, such asPortland, OR, abortion clinic mail bombs, threats against Judge Paul Benson reviewed. [Prof. James McCONNELL - reacts to Sweeno's bombing.] Series of bombings attributed to the "U-Bomber" explained. [United Airlines former president Percy WOOD - recalls attack on him.] [US Postal Inspector Dan MIHALKO - explains difficulty in identification mail bomb's manufacturer]

Braver, Rita;
Rather, Dan

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