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Middle East / Hostage Situation / Israel, United Nations #123756

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 02, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv, Israel: Don Kladstrup) Israel's response to hostage situation reviewed; details given of statement from Israeli foreign minister Moshe Arens. [Assistant Secretary of State John KELLY - comments.] Offer from Israeli Prime Min. Yitzhak Shamir to exchange kidnapped Sheik Abdul Karim Obeid for hostages in Lebanon noted; details given of Israeli military intelligence reports that Colonel William Higgins was killed last December

(Studio: Peter Jennings) United Nations official Marrack Goulding reported arriving in Lebanon to try to recover Higgins' body; scenes shown.

Jennings, Peter;
Kladstrup, Don

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