ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 27, 1981
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(Studio) North Korea reported firing missile at United States reconnaissance plane yesterday; details given.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(DC) Details of incident examined; films shown. State Department spokesperson Henry Catto's account of incident outlined. [CATTO - says missions will continue.] SR-71 spy plane examined.
REPORTER: John McWethy, Artist: Freda Reiter
(DC) Incident compared to recent Libyan confrontation; details outlined on screen, discussed. North Korean seizure of USS Pueblo and their downing of US spy plane recalled. [State Department spokesperson Dean FISCHER - states government's objections to current incident.]
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore
(Studio) Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson
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