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Lebanon / Islamic Jihad #303580

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 16, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) State Department's reaction to implied threats against hostages held in Lebanon by Islamic Jihad terrorists examined. [State Department spokesperson Edward DJEREJIAN - outlines United States position on terrorist threats.] [Sue FRANCESCHINI - reacts to latest photograph of brother Lawrence Jenco.] Names of other Americans held listed on screen, photos shown. Terrorists' demands mentioned. [Peggy SAY - considers Jesse Jackson their hope for relatives' release.] [JACKSON - hopes political arrogance doesn't interfere.] Events leading to current situation reviewed; United States mentioned holding Iranian government responsible for hostages' fate.
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

McLaughlin, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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