CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 11, 1968
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(Studio) Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) jet hijacked, forced to fly to Cuba. Officials discount presence of Eldridge Cleaver as suspected. Flight began in Saint Louis, Missouri, and hijacked after leaving Nashville, Tennessee.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Nashville, Tennessee) Flight 496 inaugural non-stop flight from Nashville to Miami. Much touted Mason Rudolph on flight. Tex Ritter also aboard. After take off, pilot radios of hijack. [Via radio, PILOT - reports hijack.] Thomas West Owen, district manager of airline interviewed. [OWEN - speaks of ways to stop hijackings.]
REPORTER: Chris Clark WLAC-TV
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