ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 06, 1991
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) United Nations envoy Giandomenico Picco, who helped negotiate the release of the Western hostages in Lebanon with his boss UN Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar, profiled; hostage scenes shown. [PICCO - talks about his role in operating alone to get the men out; describes the impact of events in France in the 1960s that led him to work in the UN.] Picco's background reviewed. [PEREZ de CUELLAR - talks about Picco.] [PICCO - hopes to close the German, Israel and Lebanese chapters of this story.]
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