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Lebanon / Hostages #105698

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 31, 1987
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(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) Terrorists' threat to kill most recently kidnapped Americans in Beirut, Lebanon, unless Israel meets their demands reported

(Larnaca, Cyprus: Dean Reynolds) Possibility that Anglican envoy Terry Waite has been kidnapped in Lebanon examined; details given, scenes shown. [Archbishop Robert RUNCIE - is concerned.] Circumstances surrounding Waite's disappearance reviewed; Druse leader Walid Jumblatt mentioned offering himself as hostage in exchange for Waite's freedom. Evacuation of Americans remaining in Beirut described. [EVACUEES - criticize United States embassy, government's order to leave.]

Reynolds, Dean;
Sullivan, Kathleen

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