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Arab Hijacking/Joe Kennedy #221726

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 23, 1972
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(Studio) Palestinian commandoes who hijacked German jet, have released crew, surrendered to 5. Yemen authorities. All passengers, include Joseph Kennedy III, had been released earlier and flown to Europe.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Frankfurt, West Germany) Women and children from hijacked plane arrive safely in Germany.
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

(Aden, South Yemen) [Mrs. Nargarete NORME - passenger, describes hijackers with grenades and pistols.] [Mrs. Harrison MONDY - passenger says 5 hijackers were aboard. 1 older one screamed at passengers, another hit people, but younger ones were polite. Says hijacking was revenge for German money paid to Israel to fight Arabs.]

(Studio) Late Senator Robert Kennedy's son, Joseph, interviewed in Aden.

(Aden, South Yemen) [JOE KENNEDY - says hijackers were jumpy but considerate of passengers. Commends crew and passengers.]
REPORTER: Bob Allison

Allison, Bob;
McLaughlin, Bill;
Mudd, Roger;
Simon, Bob

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