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Jo Resignation / Landau Recall / Letelier Murder #54434

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 23, 1978
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(Studio) Resignation of Kim Dong Jo from South Korean government post reported Cutoff of US aid due to lack of cooperation by South Korea in influence-buying probe noted. State Department said siding with South Korea; believing aid cutoff dangerous precedent State Department action with regard to another cnty., however, said strong.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(DC) United States recall of George Landau as Chile ambassador reported Murder of Orlando Letelier said at issue. Murder recalled; 1976 scenes of bombed car in DC, where Letelier died, shown. Salvador Allende death recalled. FBI arrest of 3 Cuban exiles and Michael Townley noted. Townley said hired by Chile secret police to kill Letelier. Photos of Cuban suspects on screen. Do-nothing stance of Chile government said behind Landau recall. Official break in United States relations with Chile said possible.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

Donaldson, Sam;
Koppel, Ted

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