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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Iran reported vowing to continue attacks upon commercial shipping in Persian Gulf. Report introduced.
(DC: Fred Francis) Iran's use of speedboats featured; scenes shown. US intelligence sources reported Iran amassing over hundred speedboats near Strait of Hormuz; possibilities of retaliatory raid against United States or commercial shipping discussed. Pentagon reported expanding United States policy in Persian Gulf to neutral shipping; details given, scenes shown. Admiral William Crowe shown awarding medals of heroism for combat with Iran last month [CROWE - comments on Iran.] Defense officials quoted with regard to risk to United States forces in Gulf.
- Brokaw, Tom;
- Francis, Fred
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