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Lebanon / Hostages #108200

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 24, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Lebanese terrorists' ransom demands of Israel yesterday in exchange for allegedly ill United States hostage Alan Steen recalled.

(Damascus, Syria: Barrie Dunsmore) [Virginia Rose STEEN - notes husband's aid to Lebanon.] Prime Min. Yitzhak Shamir's response to terrorists' demand noted. [State Department spokesperson Charles REDMAN - calls for Steen's release.] Possibility King Fahd, during London visit, will discuss restoration of Britain's relations with Syria in bid to free foreign hostages in Lebanon noted. [Jimmy CARTER - considers ploy used by Steen's abductors disgusting.]

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Jennings, Peter

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