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Jeanne Kirkpatrick on Downing of Korean Airliner by Soviets

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Jeanne Kirkpatrick on Downing of Korean Airliner by Soviets

(1 min) tv-14

Six days after Korean Air Lines Flight 007 was shot down when it strayed into Soviet air space on September 1, 1983, the Soviets issued a statement on the Moscow nightly news admitting they were responsible. In reaction to the admission, U.N. Ambassador Jeanne Kirkpatrick is critical of the time the Soviets took to own up.

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