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Lebanon / Hostages #107375

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 11, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv, Israel: Dean Reynolds) Opposition in Israel to exchanging imprisoned terrorists for United States hostages in Lebanon noted; details given, scenes shown. [Terrorist victim Meir INDOR - questions releasing his attackers.] [Amal leader Nabih BERRI - (thru translator) notes his preparing list of prisoners for Israel.] Overtures to International Red Cross said made by Israel for release of pilot held prisoner by Berri. [Defense minister Yitzhak RABIN - denies United States has asked Israel to accede to kidnappers' demands for release of some United States hostages.] [Knesset member Dan MERIDOR - comments.] Criticism of dealing with terrorists as well as Nabih Berri noted outlined.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) White House's continued public posture on issue mentioned.

Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Dean

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