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South Korea / Burma Assassination Attempt #81127

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 10, 1983
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(Studio) Yesterday's terrorist bombing of South Korean officials in Burma reported not affecting President Reagan's plans to visit South Korea soon; death and injury toll from that bombing recalled.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Seoul, South Korea) Reaction here to bombing, an apparent assassination attempt of South Korean President Chun Doo Hwan, examined; films shown. Impact of cabinet mbrs.' deaths on Chun regime considered; general belief that North Korea masterminded plot noted. Perception here of communist regimes in wake of bombing and USSR downing of Korean airliner cited.
REPORTER: Jim Laurie

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Laurie, Jim
Duration:
00:02:20

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