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Moscow / American Embassy Incident #58692

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 28, 1979
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(Studio) Attempted suicide of Soviet seaman, wanting to come to US, at American embassy in Moscow reported.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Moscow, USSR ) Actions both of seaman and of Soviet police in taking complete control of incident in embassy said without precedent here. Details given about incident, include Soviet negotiations with man, his unknown identity and detonation of bomb strapped to waist; man rptdly. alive. Ambassador Malcolm Toon's statement with regard to Soviet responsibility for man quoted.
REPORTER: Charles Bierbauer Artist: Gerald Andrea

Bierbauer, Charles;
Jennings, Peter

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