ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 17, 1973
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(Studio) At least 34 persons dead after Arab guerrilla attack at Rome's Leonardo da Vinci airport. Guerrillas seize hostages and begin shooting at police in terminal, firebomb Pan American airliner, hijack West German jet. Guerrillas' demands outlined; 3 hostages executed. Allegedly Greek sharpshooters shoot out tires on hijacked jet.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Rome, Italy) Details of hijack reviewed. [Passenger Francis MANION - recalls bomb explosion inside Pan American jet.] [Passenger Dorothy FRASER - remembers panic caused by explosion.] Fear that Geneva peace conference will be riddled by Palestinian terrorists increases
REPORTER: Arnold Collins
(Studio) 2 men killed in Pam American fire bombing were Moroccan cabinet mins. Palestinian commando leadership in Beirut denounces hijacking and bombing.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
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