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Persian Gulf Tension / Iran-Iraq War #90661

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 07, 1984
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(Studio) Iran and Iraq reported accusing each other of shelling civilians today; details given.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Qatar) Damage to neutral wheat freighter by mine after leaving Iranian port and implications for war's impact on Persian Gulf shipping examined; details given, films shown. [Voice of crew MBRS. - describe explosion; remarks transcribed on screen.] [Tevioban Captain Peter HAMPTON - describes recent trip to Iran's Kharg Island]
REPORTER: Mike Lee

(Studio) Senior White House official's dismissal of seriousness of Saudi Arabia's recent attack on Iranian planes outlined; administration's assessment of Iran's ability to blockade Strait of Hormuz mentioned.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Lee, Mike
Duration:
00:02:50

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