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Persian Gulf / United States Navy #318271

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jan 03, 1988
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(Studio: Susan Spencer) Report introduced.

(Persian Gulf: Anthony Mason) Friday's attack on Maltese tanker recalled; scenes shown. Challenges by Iranian gunboats to shipping in Gulf noted; communiques played. ["Middle East Econ. Digest" spokesperson Vahe PETROSSIAN - discusses results of United States Navy policy in area.] Upcoming visit to Gulf by Defense Secretary Frank Carlucci to meet with fleet and leaders of Gulf states reported; request from Saudi Arabia's King Fahd anticipated. Possible expansion of President Reagan's escort policy detailed; USS Stark incident recalled.

Mason, Anthony;
Spencer, Susan

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