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Persian Gulf / US-Iran / Iranian Plane Downing #322529

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 05, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Iran's President Mohammed Ali Khamenei reported vowing revenge for plane victims. Mil. chief Hashemi Rafsanjani quoted re: situation. Report introduced.

(London, England: Tom Fenton) Anonymous caller reported threatening to kill American hostage in West Beirut, Lebanon; details given, hostages Terry Anderson and Thomas Sutherland mentioned. [Mideast expert George JOFFE - takes threat seriously.] Pro-Iranian demonstration in Beirut shown; protestors quoted. Scenes shown from Iranian TV; Rafsanjani quoted. [Mideast expert Amir TAHERI - comments on situation.] Moderates' demands listed; Iraq mentioned.

Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan

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