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Sadat Assassination / Aftermath #68461

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 16, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Pervasiveness of dissatisfaction in Egyptian military discussed as it pertains to assassination of President Anwar Sadat; films shown. Extent of threat to Egyptian government from Islamic fundamentalists noted; findings of US intelligence community regarding assassination outlined on screen, discussed. Shah of Iran mentioned; photos shown. Assessment of situation noted basis of United States advice to Sadat's successor, Hosni Mubarak.
REPORTER: Carl Bernstein

(Studio) CIA deputy director Bobby Inman reported attacking credibility of preceding report
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Continue government crackdown on opponents in Egypt, include Moslem fundamentalists, discussed.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Studio) Item recapped at end of broadcast

Bernstein, Carl;
Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Frank

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