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Lebanon / American Hostages / Reed, Polhill Release #128422

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 01, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Brit Hume) Freed hostage Frank Reed's day reviewed; scenes shown from Air Force hospital in Wiesbaden, West Germany. President Bush noted turning aside questions about his meeting yesterday with freed hostage Robert Polhill. Concern over hero's reception for Polhill, who had stayed in Beirut after government warned him to leave, noted. White House spokesman Marlin Fitzwater quoted on administration's position toward hostages. "Tehran Times" noted renewing demands that United States pressure Israel into releasing its hostage, Sheik Abdul Karim Obeid. Administration policy toward whole issue reviewed.

Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter

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