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Libyan Assassination Squads #69881

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 06, 1981
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(Studio) Colonel Muammar el-Kadhafi, appearing on "This Wk. with David Brinkley", reported denying existence of Libyan assassination teams threatening President Reagan and others.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Tripoli, Libya) [KADHAFI - dismisses allegations pertaining to assassination teams; considers Reagan silly and ignorant.]
REPORTER: Lou Cioffi

(DC) White House silence on issue explained. [Courtesy "This Wk.", Senator Dan. MOYNIHAN - defs. President Reagan; criticizes Kadhafi.] [Courtesy CBS "Face the Nation", Senator Robert BYRD - considers blockade of Libya feasible.]
REPORTER: Ann Compton

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(DC) United States intelligence efforts to locate Libyan assassination squads reported; details outlined on screen, discussed. [MOYNIHAN - warns Kadhafi.] General situation summarized.
REPORTER: Paul Howes

Cioffi, Lou;
Compton, Ann;
Donaldson, Sam;
Howes, Paul

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