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Moro Kidnapping / Italian Terrorism #53505

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 20, 1978
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(Studio) Italian police unsuccessful search of lake for body of former premier Aldo Moro reported; discovery of another body mentioned. Red Brigades' release of photograph of Moro, allegedly showing he's still alive, reported.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Rome, Italy) Details given on latest communique from Red Brigades and threats to carry out "death sentence" on Moro by Saturday if some Communist prisoners not released. Confusion within Christian Democratic party due to Moro situation described. Brigades' attempts to make government become totalitarian, thus unpopular, and bring government down noted; terrorists' incr. in attacks outlined. Terrorist incidents in Rome and Milan reported.
REPORTER: Bill Blakemore

Blakemore, Bill;
Reasoner, Harry

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