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Arab Hijacking/Joe Kennedy III #221691

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 22, 1972
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(Studio) Arab commandoes hold Joseph Kennedy III and other passengers of hijacked jumbo jet. Plane, with late Senator Robert Kennedy's son, hijacked en route from New Delhi, India, to Athens, Greece, to Aden, south Yemen. South Yemen government says all 172 passengers released by Palestine Liberation Force. Airline official says 120 males still captive. Associated Press and Reuters say all passengers have now been released.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(McClean, Virginia) [Senator Edward KENNEDY - encouraged by reports of nephew's safety, but awaits official information from State Department] [Mrs. Robert (ETHEL) KENNEDY - says she's heartened by reports but will only rest easy when son is home.]

Mudd, Roger

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