CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 22, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Persian Gulf: Anthony Mason) Tanker carrying Iranian cargo reported being attacked by Iranian gunboats; details given, scenes shown. [Voice of US radio OPERATOR - jokes about Iran shooting own ft.] Iranian gunboats reported attacking Panamanian tanker Topaz. [Crew MBR. - describes damage.] French orders detailed. United States policy reviewed. Thrice-attacked Free Enterprise noted changing name to avert further damage.
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