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Achille Lauro Hijacking Aftermath #300354

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Oct 12, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Cairo, Egypt) Impact of Achille Lauro hijacking on US-Egypt relations examined; scenes shown. [PEOPLE - are angered by United States capture of ship's terrorists.] Pol. implications of civil unrest for President Hosni Mubarak and his criticism of United States reaction to his handling of hijacking discussed. [MUBARAK - praises Egypt's role in affair.] His perception of situation considered.
REPORTER: Doug Tunnell

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Tunis, Tunisia) PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) chairperson Yasir Arafat's denunciation of United States capture of Palestinian terrorists responsible for hijacking Achille Lauro quoted; Abbas' role in PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) and suspected organization of ship's hijacking examined. [ARAFAT - claims violence won't stop PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) from seeking its goals.] Disunity in PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) considered.
REPORTER: David Andelman

(Studio) President Reagan reported ordering federal investigation of bombing murder yesterday of Arab-American Anti-Discrimination Committee leader Alex Odeh following his praise of PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) and denial organization was involved in Achille Lauro hijacking; details given.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Andelman, David;
Schieffer, Bob;
Tunnell, Doug

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