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Letelier Murder Indictments #55085

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 01, 1978
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(Studio) Washington, DC grand jury indictment of 8 men in connection with 1976 car bombing of former Chilean ambassador Orlando Letelier reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Details given about indictments. 3 indicted are former Chilean secret police, include General Juan Manuel Contreras, who was close friend of Chile's military leader Augusto Pinochet. Films shown. Effects on Pinochet regime of rumors that general was involved in Letelier murder described. Background on Letelier's political involvement in Chile given; was official in Salvador Allende's government Photos shown. Testimony of Michael Townley in leading to indictments noted. Info. given about others indicted and US request for arrests and extradition of 3 Chileans.

O'Brien, Tim;
Reynolds, Frank

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