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(Studio: Peter Jennings) No. hostages believed held in Beirut, Lebanon, upon negotiator Terry Waite's arrival yesterday mentioned.
(No location given: Charles Glass) Kidnapping of French journalist Roger Auque immediately following his coverage of Waite's first day in Beirut examined; details given, scenes shown. Fellow journalist Paul Marchand's account of abduction outlined. [December 1986, AUQUE - (thru translator) describes atmosphere in which he works in Beirut.] Druse leader Walid Jumblatt mentioned guaranteeing Waite's security while there; Waite said concentrating on negotiating releases of Terry Anderson and Thomas Sutherland. [WAITE - comments.]
- Glass, Charles;
- Jennings, Peter
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