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North Korea-US Relations / US Helicopter Downing #727269

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Dec 18, 1994
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Seoul: James Hattori) The fate of two US Army pilots whose helicopter was downed in North Korea featured; photos shown of dead pilot CWO David Hilemon†† & CWO Bobby Hall††, who is alive; details given of possible reasons why the aircraft strayed over the border. [Senator Paul SIMON - warns against escalating the situation.] [Carnegie Foundation for Peace Selig HARRISON†- cites North Korea's perception.] [Retied South Korean Lt. Gen. Jae Leon LEE†- says it is hard to recognize from the air.]

(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(White House: Bill Plante) The administration's reaction to Hilemon's death examined; statement from President Clinton quoted; scenes shown of Clinton attending church the day after four bullets were fired at the White House. [Last night, Secretary of Defense William PERRY - says the helicopter was on a routine training mission.] [In Kentucky, Army spokesman Maj. Paul ASWELL†- says Mrs. Hilemon knew the risks.] The White House's cautious use of language in this incident with the North Koreans discussed.

Roberts, John;
Hattori, James;
Plante, Bill

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