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Terrorism / West Berlin, TWA, Libya #309558

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Apr 06, 1986
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Libya said thought linked to recent West Berlin nightclub and Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) bombings; details given.

(Athens, Greece: Mark Phillips) Findings so far in investigation of TWA bombing outlined; scenes shown. [Terrorism expert ambassador Robert OAKLEY - cites inability to identification suspect May Elias Mansur as bomber.] [Terrorism expert Paul WILKINSON - notes Mansur's behavior doesn't fit pattern of terrorists; explains.] [PASSENGER - acknowledges fear.] Greece reported blaming United States conflict with Libya in Gulf of Sidra for incrd. terrorism and consequent impact on its tourism industry [MAN - accuses United States of starting trouble.] Concern here that any United States retaliation will exacerbate situation noted.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) President Reagan's reticence on issue and statement of aides noted; scenes shown. Death toll so far from yesterday's bombing of West Berlin nightclub frequented by Americans reported sergeant Ken. Ford said among victims; details given. [Alice BEECHAM - recalls son's love of Army.]

Phillips, Mark;
Schieffer, Bob

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