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Sadat Assassination / Aftermath #513828

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 08, 1981
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(Studio) Concern over security at Saturday funeral for assassinated Egyptian President Anwar Sadat noted reason for President Reagan and Vice President George Bush remaining in US.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Cairo, Egypt) Confrontation in Asyut between Moslem fundamentalists and police described. [Osema El BAZ - claims security will prevail without turning Egypt into police state.] [General Abu GHAZALA - comments on one assassin's Islamic fundamentalism.] Details of security precautions for tomorrow's funeral considered.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Cairo, Egypt) Incring. popularity of Islamic fundamentalism in Mideast examined; films shown. Seizure of grand mosque in Saudi Arabia in 1979 recalled; possible link with Sadat's assassination noted. Shah of Iran mentioned.
REPORTER: James Compton

(Cairo, Egypt) Atmosphere here described.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Cairo, Egypt) Current Moslem holiday and atmosphere due to assassination examined; films shown. One worshipper and family (named in report) featured as example
REPORTER: Jim Bittermann

(Cairo, Egypt) United States delegation to funeral, headed by Secretary of State Alexander Haig and include Jimmy Carter, Gerald Ford and Richard Nixon, mentioned.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Studio) Americans Major Jerald Agenbroad, Captain Christopher Ryan, and Richard McClesky, wounded in Tuesday's shooting, reported arriving in West Germany today for further medical treatment; films shown. Questions of security arrangements on day of shooting discussed.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Bittermann, Jim;
Brokaw, Tom;
Chancellor, John;
Compton, James

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