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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(DC: Lesley Stahl) Indications of Reagan administration's preparation for mil. strike against Libya, in retaliation for recent terrorist bombing of W. Berlin nightclub examined. [Last night, voice of General Bernard ROGERS - claims evidence linking Muammar el-Kadhafi to Berlin bombing.] White House silence on retaliation issue described. [State Department spokesperson Bernard KALB - refers reporters to President Reagan's comments last night.] [Last night, REAGAN - cites willingness to strike if there is evidence.] [Intelligence expert George CARVER - advises pre-strike silence by administration]
(DC: David Martin) Navy's status in Mediterranean described; likely Libyan targets and implications for Kadhafi considered.
(Studio: Dan Rather) (Technical difficulty acknowledged.) [Senator Dan. MOYNIHAN, "London Observer" reporter Patrick SEALE - debate issue of United States use of mil. retaliation against Libyan terrorism; discuss implications of USSR 's support for Syria.]
(Studio: Dan Rather, David Martin) Pentagon's description of military response to Kadhafi discussed.
- Martin, David;
- Rather, Dan;
- Stahl, Lesley
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