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US-USSR Relations / Black Sea Naval Incident #560678

NBC Evening News for Friday, Feb 12, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) USSR ships reported attacking United States ships in Black Sea. Report introduced.

(DC: Fred Francis) Incident discussed. [US Navy Commander Rich SCHIFF - explains United States ships were innocently passing through waters.] USS Caron and USS Yorktown's mission detailed. USS Caron mentioned being intelligence- gathering warship. [Voice of USS Yorktown Captain Carl ANDERSEN - explains voyage.] Map illustration route shown. [US Navy Captain Jerry FLYNN - quotes USSR radio transmission.] Analysts quoted regarding United States policy. [Brookings Institution spokesperson Michael MccGWIRE - comments on United States policy.] Other analysts quoted.

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Francis, Fred
Duration:
00:01:50

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