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Summer Olympics #90940

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 26, 1984
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(Studio) FBI director William Webster's description of agency's training for summer Olympics and Colonel Muammar el-Kadhafi's warning regarding terrorism in US recalled.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) Libyans posing as journalists covering Olympics said denied visas to US; concern that trio would pose threat to Olympics or to President Reagan during his presence at games noted. Details given. [Los Angeles Olympic Committee president Peter UEBERROTH - defs. visa denials.]
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

(Studio) USSR freighters scheduled to dock at Long Beach, California, said denied docking approval due to Olympic security; details given.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Los Angeles, California) Sec. for Olympics examined; films shown. Role of Goodyear blimp in security measures described, shown; 1972 Munich massacre of Israeli team recalled. [Police spokesperson Larry BINKLEY - notes effort to prevent terrorism.] Specific anti-terrorist focus of security arrangements considered. [FBI spokesperson Richard BRETZING - is unaware of any planned terrorist act at Olympics.] Econs. involved in Olympic security noted.
REPORTER: Gary Shepard

Reporter(s):
Dunsmore, Barrie;
Jennings, Peter;
Shepard, Gary
Duration:
00:06:20

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