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Persian Gulf / US-Iran / Iranian Plane Downing / Compensation #322254

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 15, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Iran's foreign minister Ali Akbar Velayati quoted with regard to his government's rejection of United States compensation proposal for victims' families of Iranian plane downing in Persian Gulf. Report introduced.

(DC: David Martin) Iranian transcript of radio transmissions illustration Pentagon records noted contradicting Iran's claims. [July 7, 1988, Pentagon spokesperson Dan HOWARD - defends USS Vincennes' election capabilities.] [On July 3, 1988, Admiral William CROWE - cites ship's speed.] Crowe's assertion noted contradicting Iran's records. [Airbus pilot Kelly WILSON - comments on contradiction between Iranian and United States records.] Iranian report submitted to International Civil Aviation Org. illustration and discussed. [CROWE - comments on situation.] Iranian spokesperson at United Nations quoted with regard to discrepancies in Iran's records.

Martin, David;
Rather, Dan

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