NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 31, 1984
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(Studio) USSR downing of Korean Air Lines flight 007 year ago today recalled. Sovs. mentioned claiming United States has recovered plane's black box and keeping contents secret; State Department reaction cited.
REPORTER: John Palmer
(Seoul, South Korea) Japanese memorial service for its casualties aboard KAL 007 featured; films shown. Criticism of Japan's government for trying to restore relations with USSR noted; growing suspicion in Japan that plane was on intelligence-gathering mission for United States discussed. South Korean preparations for memorial services described, shown.
REPORTER: Stephen Frazier
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