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Persian Gulf / US-Iran Incident, United Nations Address #558374

NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 21, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(DC: Fred Francis) United States helicopter attack on Iranian ship believed to be laying mines in Persian Gulf near Bahrain reported Details given, illustrated on map.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(New York City: Chris Wallace) President Reagan's address to United Nations General Assembly calling for arms embargo against Iran if United Nations Sec. Council cease-fire resolution for Iran and Iraq isn't honored featured; details given, scenes shown. [REAGAN - hopes council will adopt enforcement measures if Iran rejects cease-fire resolution.] [USSR foreign minister Eduard SHEVARDNADZE - (thru translator) hopes Iran accepts cease-fire.] [REAGAN - considers Iran's attack on British tanker "symbolic of their barbarism."] His reiterated support for Contras outlined. [REAGAN - attacks Nicaraguan government] [Nicaraguan SPOKESPERSON - accuses Reagan of hypocrisy.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Francis, Fred;
Wallace, Chris

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