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Lebanon / Hostages #107973

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 14, 1987
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(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) Report introduced.

(Damascus, Syria: Hilary Bowker) Revolutionary Justice Org.'s threat to kill French hostage Jean-Louis Normandin unless France clarifies its relations with Iraq &Iran by deadline terrorists set examined; details given, scenes shown. [Mideast expert Patrick SEALE - equates Lebanon's importance to Syria with that of Mexico or Central America to US; cites Syrian President Hafez al-Assad's motive in recently invading Lebanon.] Syria's battle with pro-Iranian Hizballah terrorists noted.

Bowker, Hilary;
Sullivan, Kathleen

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