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Persian Gulf / Mines, Weinberger Tour #558446

NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 25, 1987
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(USS Hawes: Jim Miklaszewski) Planned demolition of captured Iranian minelaying ship reported; Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger's tour of region featured. Scenes shown. [WEINBERGER - announces plans to destroy Iranian ship.] Navy's location and destruction of Iranian mine described, shown. [WEINBERGER - mocks Iran's claim that seized mines were foodstuff.]

(Studio: Garrick Utley) Pentagon reported denying tapes of infrared surveillance of Iranian ship as it was laying mines; details given.

Miklaszewski, Jim;
Utley, Garrick

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