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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 17, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Tanker hit by Iraqi warplanes reported exploding off coast of Iran; number feared dead given. First anniversary of USS Stark attack featured. Report introduced.

(DC: David Martin) Family and friends of those killed during attack upon USS Stark shown observing anniversary off coast of Florida; details of incident recalled. Ship noted undergoing repairs in Mississippi. [Crew MBR. - says was lucky to live.] No. of United States warships in Gulf noted. [Pentagon spokesperson Dan HOWARD - comments on communication between Iraqi warplanes and United States ships.] USS Samuel B. Roberts incident recalled. Cost of repairing USS Stark mentioned. [Crew MBR. - says its not good to dwell on past.] Dangers in Gulf noted increase

Reporter(s):
Martin, David;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:20

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