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TWA 847 Hijacking #304178

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jun 15, 1985
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(Studio) Status of hijacked Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) flight 847, currently in Algiers, reported.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(No location given) Murder of one hostage and number passengers believed still held reported; terrorists' latest ultimatum outlined.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Algiers, Algeria) Hijacked plane's presence here, Greek government's concession to one of terrorists' demands and efforts of United States ambassador Michael Newlin examined; films shown. No. passengers released mentioned. [Released PASSENGER - describes ordeal.] [PASSENGER - praises action of flight attendant Uli Derickson.]
REPORTER: Richard Roth

(No location given) Possibility Red Cross representatives have arrived at Algiers discussed; plane's odyssey since hijacking at Athens airport illustrated.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(London, England) Hurdles faced by would-be rescuers examined; terrorists' murder of passenger noted. [Voice of PILOT - describes shooting.] Hijackers presumed to be Shiite terrorists. [University of London spokesperson P.J. VATITIOTIS - notes fanatical commitment of Shiites to violence.] Terrorists' warning quoted on screen; their demand for release of Arab prisoners in Israel and latter's reaction considered. [Released PASSENGER - describes terrorists' arsenal, treatment of hostages.]
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(No location given) (Temporary audio interference) Report introduced

(Athens, Greece) Apparent circumstances surrounding terrorists' successful evasion of security precautions here resulting in hijacking examined; films shown. Released hostages said include Greek singer Demis Roussos; details given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather, Bert Quint

(No location given) Upcoming items.

Reporter(s):
Quint, Bert;
Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan;
Roth, Richard;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:09:00

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