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Palestinian Hijacks / Demands / US #212618

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 08, 1970
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(Studio) United States seeks release of 180 American hostages on hijacked jets; 100 women and children freed by Palestinians.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Amman, Jordan) Popular Front for Liberation of Palestine is Marxist mvt. [Guerrilla LDRS. - cite demands; don't care about public opinion.] Israeli women and children still held on planes. [PASSENGERS - report good treatment; describe hijacking.] Captors say they'll blow up planes and people if Arab prisoners not freed, incling. 3,000 in Israel.
REPORTER: John Sheahan

(Studio) Arab ambs. meet with Secretary of State William Rogers.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Nixon and top advisers meet; White House concerned.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Studio) Federal Aviation Administration calls meeting for tomorrow; United Arab Republic denounces hijacks; guerrillas deny demanding Sirhan Sirhan's release.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Rather, Dan;
Sheahan, John

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