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Lebanon / Hostages #109694

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 13, 1987
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(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) Lebanese publication which broke US-Iran arms sale operation said claiming some United States hostages in Beirut have been moved to Iran.

(London, England; Bill Greenwood) Implications of "Al Shiraa" magazine ed. Hassam Sabra's unconfirmed report examined; details given, scenes shown. Timing of hostages' alleged relocation with disappearance of Church of England envoy Terry Waite's noted. CIA agent William Buckley said believed to have died from interrogation and torture in Iran. "Al Shiraa" recalled first revealing Robert McFarlane's Tehran mission; Iran reported believing US hostages are spies and should be used as bargaining chips with United States or tried. State Department's reaction outlined.

Sullivan, Kathleen

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