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Syria / Jackson Trip #288251

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 29, 1983
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(Studio) Jesse Jackson reported en route to Syria in effort to negotiate release of captured United States Navy flyer Robert Goodman.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) [JACKSON - hopes to gain Goodman's release.] President Reagan mentioned not returning Jackson's telephone calls; reaction to trip of Goodman's father and mother described. [Marilyn GOODMAN - feels Jackson's efforts are sincere.] Reagan's explanation for ignoring Jackson's calls outlined on screen, discussed.
REPORTER: Bob Faw

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Virginia Beach, Virginia) Goodman's life and career reviewed. [FRIEND - feels Goodmans have the "right stuff."] [Robert GOODMAN, Senior - reacts to newspaper photograph of son; believes he will survive ordeal.] [Former coach Tom DAUBNEY - recalls Goodman's sense of control.] Goodman's role in Navy flight squadron noted. [Squadron MBRS. - praise Goodman.]
REPORTER: Chris Kelley

Reporter(s):
Faw, Bob;
Kelley, Chris;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:03:50

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