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Cuba / Hijacking / Kosygin #13045

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 26, 1971
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(Studio) Havana, Cuba, radio reports hijacker of American Airlines 747 armed only with pencil. 3 sky marshals and FBI agent aboard. Hijacker identified as 22 year old Puerto Rican. Airliner still grounded outside Havana when Soviet Premier Aleksei North Kosygin arrives.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Havana, Cuba) American Airline jet shown. Fidel Castro greets Kosygin. 2nd time to Cuba for Kosygin and a 747. Passengers put up at hotel.
REPORTER: Charles Murphy

Murphy, Charles;
Reasoner, Harry

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