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Colombia Hostage Crisis #270008

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Apr 19, 1980
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(Studio) Costa Rican diplomat said freed by terrorists holding embassy in Bogota, Colombia.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(NYC) Seizure of Dominican embassy in Bogota recounted; appointed of Diego Asencio as ambassador to Colombia recalled. [State Department spokesperson Malcolm BARNEBEY - comments with regard to Asencio.] Photos from embassy shown courtesy of "Cromos" magazine. [Ex-hostage Maria Elena CHASSOUL - comments.] [Asencio's brother-in-law Jacinto RODRIGUEZ - talks about cramped facilities of Dominican embassy and role of Diego among hostages.]
REPORTER: Randy Daniels

Daniels, Randy;
Schieffer, Bob

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