Search the Archive

Hijack Prevention #21380

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 08, 1972
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) In London, England, members International Air Line Pilots Association vote to boycott all ntns. that harbor airline hijackers and extortionists.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Demanding that United Nations Security Cnsl. meet by June 16 to implement strong anti-hijacking measures, the International Air Line Pilots Association threatens worldwide stoppage of air service on June 19 unless United Nations acts. Algerian government agrees to return $1/2 million extorted by United States hijacker William Holger last week Pilots demand extradition of Holger. United States and USSR govts. may be working on measures to discourage Communist bloc ntns. from giving asylum to hijacker. Federal Aviation Administration and airlines weigh new steps on ground, include searching of all hand baggage carried aboard planes. New weapons developed to incapacitate without killing.
REPORTER: Jules Bergman

Reporter(s):
Bergman, Jules;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:01:30

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.