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France / Greenpeace Scandal #98556

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 22, 1985
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REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Paris, France) Prime Min. Laurent Fabius reported admitting French secret service was responsible for bombing Greenpeace ship in New Zealand this summer; details of attack in which one person died reviewed. Scenes, photos shown. Former defense minister Charles Hernu recalled claiming agents were only monitoring organization [Greenpeace spokesperson Peter WILKINSON - thinks Fabius' admission will help situation.] Fabius' refusal to punish bombers outlined. Implications for President Francois Mitterrand's government considered.
REPORTER: Don Kladstrup

Donaldson, Sam;
Kladstrup, Don

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