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Lebanon / Hostages #107356

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 10, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Damascus, Syria: Jerry King) Reaction of wives of kidnapped Beirut Univ. profs. to captors' extension of deadline for their execution noted; details given, scenes shown. [Feryal POLHILL - thanks kidnappers.] [Virginia Rose STEEN - sends message to husband.] Terrorists' demands of Israel for captives' release reviewed. [Prime Min. Yitzhak SHAMIR - comments.] Contd. disappearance of Anglican envoy Terry Waite discussed. [Druse leader Walid JUMBLATT - considers ramifications of stay of execution for hostages.] Jumblatt's perception of impact on situation of United States arms- for-hostages deal with Iran noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Reagan administration's public position on terrorists' demands noted.

Jennings, Peter;
King, Jerry

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