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Lebanon / Kidnappings #303847

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 28, 1985
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(Studio) David Jacobsen, director of American Univ. hospital in Beirut, reported kidnapped.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Damascus, Syria) Jacobsen's abduction examined; films shown. Islamic Jihad photos of other Americans and French kidnap victims recalled, shown; organization noted demanding release of terrorist prisoners in Kuwait in exchange for kidnapped fors. Saturday's assassination attempt against Kuwait's ruler said pressure tactic. Status of continued clash between Shiite Moslems and Palestinians in Beirut discussed.
REPORTER: Larry Pintak

Pintak, Larry;
Rather, Dan

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