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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 20, 1974
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(Studio) Body of Ambassador Rodger Davies flown out of Nicosia, Cyprus, for return to US. 3 Greek-Cypriots arrested for murder of Davies and his secretary, Davies victim of well-planned attack, not stray bullet.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Nicosia, Cyprus) Burned cars shown. Monday events shown on film. Mob was cover for shooting. Embassy denies guards fired; tear gas was used. Shots fired into Ambassador's residence and office, both at separate ends of building Scene of killings shown. Crowd in street couldn't have fired shots; they came from building across from embassy. Spent cartridges found in empty building Ambassador was intended victim and killers knew layout of building
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Akrotiri, Cyprus) Body put aboard United States jet at British air base. Plane stops at Beirut to pick up ambassador's children: daughter, 20 and son, 15. Wife died last year
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Utley, Garrick
Duration:
00:03:30

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