ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 28, 1987
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.
(Damascus, Syria: Hilary Bowker) Possibility of showdown between Syria and pro-Iran group Hizballah over kidnapping of United States journalist Chas. Glass discussed; details given, scenes shown. Implications of Hizballah leaders' meeting in Tehran to discuss situation considered; Glass said abducted to prevent his testimony against Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) hijacker Mohammed Ali Hamadei in West Germany. Improved US-Syrian relations as result of President Hafez al-Assad's efforts on behalf of Glass described; President Reagan noted sending special envoy Patrick Seale to Syria. [SEALE - thinks Assad wants improved international image.]
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