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Hijacks / United States / Demands / Airline Industry #212640

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 09, 1970
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(Studio) BOAC (British Overseas Airways Corporation) plane lands, picks up more guerrillas.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Beirut, Lebanon) Plane lands, refuels.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite (narrates)

(Studio) Nixon holds emergency meeting
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Admin. considers military action; forces alerted; United States military involvement unlikely.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Studio) United Nations Security Council meets.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Council split on appeal for hostage release; Algeria to lay guerrilla position before UN; Israel will respond.
REPORTER: Richard C. Hottelet

(Studio) 300 hostages, most held since Sunday
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Amman, Jordan) 10 p.m. tonight deadline for demands to be met. [PASSENGERS - say have enough food and water.]
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite (narrates)

(Studio) Swiss and West Germans agree to free Arab prisoners; Britain will probably release captured hijacker Leila Khaled.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(No location given) [AUG. 1969 FILM.] [Leila KHALED - says Palestinians will continue struggle.]
REPORTER: Richard Key (Thames television newsfilm)

(Studio) Airport security incrd.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Metal detectors used, some passengers frisked; luggage searched. [PASSENGERS - say don't mind security measures.]
REPORTER: Ben Silver

(Studio) Federal Aviation Administration and airlines discuss anti-hijack methods.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) [Pan Am President Najeeb HALABY - says wants armed guards on transcontinental flights; opposes Mideast air boycott.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) International Pilots Association reaches opposite conclusion.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(No location given) [Pan American Captain Ray GERBER - says only final solution is to deny hijackers sanctuary; opposes armed guards on planes.]

(Studio) Special CBS hijack report tonight.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Hottelet, Richard C.;
Key, Richard;
Rather, Dan;
Silver, Ben;
Simon, Bob

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