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Persian Gulf / US-Iran / United States Navy #320779

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 20, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Reagan administration spokesperson quoted with regard to review of Persian Gulf policy. United States Navy reported ending search for missing helicopter and crew. Iran noted claiming forces shot helicopter down. Ofrs. and crew of embattled Navy frigate reported claiming Iran used silkworm missiles during skirmish. Pentagon noted asserting type of missile used unconfirmable. Report introduced.

(DC: Richard Wagner) Navy video shown of Persian Gulf fighting; details given. USS Jack Williams crew noted ascertaining silkworm missiles being fired. Pool reporter aboard ship quoted with regard to number of silkworm missiles fired. Pentagon noted not confirming type of missiles Iran used against US.

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Wagner, Richard
Duration:
00:02:00

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