ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 04, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Tel Aviv, Israel: Don Kladstrup) Israel's role in hostage crisis discussed; scenes shown from dinner meeting of Israeli defense minister Yitzhak Rabin and United States assistant secretary of state John Kelly. [KELLY - says United States and Israel have different policies on hostages.] Role of Israel in dealing with hijackers of Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) Flight 847 in 1985 recalled; scenes shown. [Israeli Prime Min. Yitzhak SHAMIR - says we are waiting for proposals.] Israel's offer to exchange Sheik Abdul Karim Obeid and other hostages for Israeli prisoners and Western hostages reiterated.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) ABC News/"Washington Post" poll findings on Americans' view of Israel's kidnapping of Obeid given.
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