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Lebanon / Glass Abduction #109798

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 19, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(London, England: John Laurence) Syria's reaction to kidnapping in their Beirut sector of ABC correspondent Charles Glass, Ali Osseiran (son of Lebanon's defense minister), their driver examined; details given, scenes shown. [ABC reporter Julie FLINT - notes defense minister believes pro-Iranian Hizballah org. kidnapped men.] [Hizballah leader Mohammed Hussein FADLALLAH - (thru translator) condemns kidnapping.] [Fiona GLASS - hopes Syria can obtain husband's release.] [January 27, GLASS - describes Beirut's private armies, lack of security for anyone there.] [Fiona GLASS - describes children's reaction to father's abduction.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Contd. lack of information on other Americans held hostage in Lebanon as well as Church of England envoy Terry Waite noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Laurence, John

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