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Terrorism / OPEC Hostages #238253

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 22, 1975
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(Studio) Report on OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) ministers taken hostage by 5 terrorists.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Vienna, Austria) Terrorists and 35 hostages board bus outside OPEC headquarters Some hostages released. Wounded terrorist, rest of terrorists and hostages board plane bound for Algeria.
REPORTER: Bob McNamara

(Algiers, Algeria) Algerian foreign minister, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, meets plane at airport. Saudi Arabia oil minister, Sheik Ahmed Zaki Yamani, and Iran interior minister, Jamshid Amouzegar, among those hostages not released. Jet next lands in Libya; may make more stops.
REPORTER: Bob McNamara

(Studio) Speculated jet would drop each hostage in his own country
REPORTER: Bob McNamara

Cronkite, Walter;
McNamara, Bob

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