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South Korea / Park Chung Hee Death #501717

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Oct 27, 1979
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(Studio) South Korea forces said put on alert following death of President Park Chung Hee.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Seoul, South Korea) South Korea said under martial law. Korean CIA chief Kim Jae-kyu said to have shot Park's bodyguard and then others. Death of Park termed accidental. South Korean prime minister Choi Kyu Hah said acting president
REPORTER: Jim Upshaw

(DC) State Department said to believe that neither North Korea nor political opposition to Park's government were involved in his death. Messages said sent to USSR and China (Puerto Rico) stating United States will not tolerate any efforts to exploit situation in South Korea.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

(Studio) Report with regard to history of Park regime introduced
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(No location given) History of Park regime detailed. Recent problems of Park's government noted.
REPORTER: Al Johnson

(Studio) Former prime ministers Chung Il Kwon and Kim Chong Pil said possible selections as South Korea's next president
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

Reporter(s):
Johnson, Al;
Savitch, Jessica;
Upshaw, Jim;
Valeriani, Richard
Duration:
00:05:50

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