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ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 01, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Bob Zelnick) Govt. investigations and reports on fate of William Higgins, American hostage in Lebanon, updated; scenes shown of his wife, Robin Higgins. [Pentagon spokesperson Pete WILLIAMS - says videotape of hanging is being analyzed.] Issue of when Higgins likely died discussed; United Nations Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar noted attempting to recover body. [PEREZ de Cuellar - comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Reactions to Higgins' murder by Britain, France, Japan, PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) and Iran quoted.

Jennings, Peter;
Zelnick, Bob

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