NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 18, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Persian Gulf: Rick Davis) Scenes shown of United States warships in Persian Gulf. Battleship Iowa mentioned. Strict United States regulations noted being followed in Persian Gulf; details given, scenes shown. Arab leaders reported questioning value of United States presence in Gulf. Jordan's Crown Prince Hassan quoted. King Hussein named. Island Trans. attack reviewed; scenes shown. US warship Chandler noted near while attack occurred. Scenes shown of Greek tanker Pivot burning. United States noted rescuing Pivot's crew. Iran's attacks discussed.
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