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USS Pueblo Reunion / Military Damage Control Techniques #322583

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 08, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(San Diego, California: Eric Engberg) Navy reported sponsoring reunion of USS Pueblo's crew; details of capture by North Koreans in 1968 recalled, scenes shown. [Captain Lloyd M. BUCHER (ret.) - comments on difficult situations and government response.] USS Vincennes' downing of Iranian airbus in Persian Gulf recalled; Admiral William Crowe noted sent before press to confront issue. Last April's bombing of Iranian oil platform recalled; Defense Secretary Frank Carlucci mentioned. [Ex-Assistant Defense Secretary Robert SIMS - comments on different ways in which good and bad news is handled by administration] President Reagan noted announcing raid on Libya. Invasion of Grenada and killing of United States troops in Beirut recalled. [Mil. historian Colonel Harry SUMMERS (ret.) - says commander in Beirut was blamed for barracks attack.] [Author Hedrick SMITH - comments on administration policies.] President John F. Kennedy and Jimmy Carter noted remembered for Bay of Pigs and Desert I.

Engberg, Eric;
Rather, Dan

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