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Lebanon Hostages / Waite #100236

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 05, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(London, England: John Laurence) Church of England envoy Terry Waite's decision to return to England rather than Mideast due to media attention reported; scenes shown. [WAITE - asks press for their cooperation; explains need for caution in dealing with captors of Terry Anderson and Thomas Sutherland.] Speculative story in British press today quoted on screen as example [Iranian charge d'affairs Seyed Jalal SADATIAN - (thru translator) discusses Robert McFarlane's overtures to Tehran officials.] Waite's concern over possible effect of these events on his efforts noted.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Laurence, John
Duration:
00:02:00

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