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Hijackings #275256

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 08, 1981
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(Studio) Current status of hijackings involving 3 Venezuelan planes and 1 Libyan, in separate incidents, outlined.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Rome, Italy) Odyssey of hijacked Libyan airliner examined; films shown. Issue said involving Shiite religious leader thought jailed by regime of Muammar el-Kadhafi. Hijacked plane said headed for Beirut.
REPORTER: Richard Roth

(Studio) Scene at Beirut airport described. Another plane said hijacked at airport. Original plane reported not refueled. Hijack of Venezuelan plane described.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Miami, Florida) Odyssey of Venezuelan planes described. Scenes of released hostages shown. United States imperialism in Latin American said at issue. Release of hostages in Cuba and disappearance of hijackers reported Incident said to promote political revolution in El Salvador, of which Cuba approves.
REPORTER: Peter Collins

Collins, Peter;
Rather, Dan;
Roth, Richard

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