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Sadat Assassination / Aftermath #513844

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 08, 1981
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(Studio) Possible link between assassination of President Anwar Sadat and his recent crackdown on opponents noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Cairo, Egypt) Crackdown recalled also include leader of Coptic Christians here; wounding of Coptic bishop in assassination noted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Cairo, Egypt) Funeral for Bishop Samuel reported; Sadat's crackdown on Coptic Pope Shenuda discussed. Films shown.
REPORTER: Paul Miller

(Cairo, Egypt) Question of security during shooting considered; Abdel Halim Abu Ghazala's remarks on event outlined. [GHAZALA - describes scene.] His further remarks on Egyptian army and Colonel Muammar el-Kadhafi mentioned.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) White House meeting of President Reagan, Jimmy Carter, Gerald Ford and Richard Nixon prior to United States delegation's departure for Sadat's funeral examined; films shown. Historical significance of delegation noted. Secretary of State Alexander Haig noted heading delegation; details given.
REPORTER: John Dancy

Brokaw, Tom;
Chancellor, John;
Dancy, John;
Miller, Paul

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