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Pakistan / Bhutto Execution #59305

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 04, 1979
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(Studio) Execution of former prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto in Pakistan rptd; details given. Bhutto's claim of innocence with regard to murder chgs. cited; Bhutto noted buried in tribal village. Appeals for clemency, include that from President Carter, recalled. President Mohammed Zia ul-Haq's overthrow of Bhutto noted. Films and photos shown. Background on Bhutto given, include 1971 Pakistan-India war, out of which Bangladesh was created.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter

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