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US-Chile Relations / Letelier Assassination #315507

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 03, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Richard Schlesinger) Chilean government's assassination here in 1976 of opposition leader Orlando Letelier and American Ronni Moffitt recalled; scenes, photos shown. [Murray CARPIN - notes United States government's inability to prosecute daughter's killers.] Carpin, wife Hilda and the Letelier family noted winning lawsuit against Chilean government [Courtesy "West 57th", Chilean army MAJ. - claims his role in murder was one of following orders.] United States law preventing Carpin and Letelier families from collecting judgment awarded them by court explained, outlined on screen. [Representative Howard BERMAN - explains bill he's introducing to change sovereign immunity law.] [Senate Foreign Relations Committee spokesperson Robert FRIEDLANDER - notes basis of opposition to Berman's bill.]

Rather, Dan;
Schlesinger, Richard

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