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Cuban Delegate Assassinated #67476

ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 12, 1980
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(Studio) Assassination of Cuban United Nations delegate in New York City last night said resulting in tighter security for United Nations mission.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(NYC) Anti-Castro terrorist organization Omega 7 reported claiming responsibility for killing of attache Felix Garcia Rodriguez; details given, film shown. [FBI spokesperson Kenneth WALTON - comments.] No. of terrorist bombings Omega has taken responsibility for, include 1976 murder of Chilean diplomat Orlando Letelier, noted; films shown. Proximity of Cuban ntlist. headquarters in New Jersey to United Nations mission mentioned. [Cuban ntlist. Armando SANTANA - comments.] Omega 7 said threatening to kill Cuba's ambassador to UN.
REPORTER: Richard Anderson

(Studio) Secretary of State Edmund Muskie's and Tass' reaction to assassination reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reporter(s):
Anderson, Richard;
Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max
Duration:
00:02:10

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