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Persian Gulf / US-Iran / Iranian Plane Downing / Compensation #322183

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 11, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Bill Plante) [President REAGAN - says United States will compensate victims' families killed during United States downing of Iranian airbus in Persian Gulf.] Compensation plan outlined on screen. [REAGAN - says Iranian government won't receive compensation.] [Representative Howard COBLE and Senator John McCAIN - comment on compensation plan.] Exs. of compensation in past listed; 1983 bombing of Grenada mentioned. [Senator Arlen SPECTER - urges that hostage situation and compensation plan not be linked.] Admin. officials quoted.

Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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