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Italy / Moro Kidnapping #497903

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 16, 1978
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(Studio) Report on kidnapping of former Italian premier and present political figure Aldo Moro.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(No location given) Details of attack and kidnapping of Moro on Rome street given. Responsibility is claimed by Red Brigade guerrilla group, whose leaders are now in trial in Turin. Background on Moro given and effect of kidnapping on government and public described. Vote of confidence for Prime Min. Giulio Andreotti's government, as Italian Communists join in, noted.
REPORTER: Paul Cunningham Film made earlier.

Cunningham, Paul;
Savitch, Jessica

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