SHOT IN THE DARK?

A DUBIOUS THEORY ABOUT TWA FLIGHT 800 SHOWS THE RUMOR-GENERATING CAPACITY OF THE INTERNET

One thing about Pierre Salinger, he doesn't mind telling you what he thinks. For years the former ABC News correspondent has argued that the terrorist bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 was not sponsored by Libya, as most investigators long ago concluded, but was jointly the work of Iran and Syria. And Washington is still talking about the incident last year in which Salinger, 71, who was John F. Kennedy's press secretary, cornered George Bush at a conference on a cruise ship off the Florida coast. During dinner Salinger rose from his table and went unbidden to the former President's, where...

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