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London / Libyan Embassy Siege #536588

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 19, 1984
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(Studio) Libyan dictator Muammar el-Kadhafi, on "Today", reported accusing British police of murder of police ofr. in Tuesday machine-gun attack from within Libya's London embassy on police and anti-Kadhafi demonstrators; film footage of shooting recalled indicating otherwise.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Tripoli, Libya) Implied warning to Britain of demonstration at its embassy here considered; films shown. Hostage crisis in Iran recalled. Orchestration of protest described. [Courtesy "Today", KADHAFI - accuses British government of attack; remarks transcribed on screen.] Current status of embassy here now described.
REPORTER: Keith Miller

(London, England) British officials' reaction to Kadhafi's bizarre allegations noted. [Police SPOKESPERSON - describes shooting.] [Prime Min. Margaret THATCHER - notes sensitivity of incident.] British demands of besieged Libyan dipls. here listed on screen.
REPORTER: Henry Champ

(Studio) USS Saratoga, in Mediterranean, said not heading for Libya.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Champ, Henry;
Miller, Keith

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