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TWA 847 Hijacking #304209

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 17, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Mil. options available to United States discussed; current location of naval fleet in Mediterranean and off coast of Lebanon illustrated on map. US intelligence failure during Iranian hostage crisis recalled; intelligence support activity, secret Army operation, said formed as result of United States shortcomings then. Details given.
REPORTER: David Martin

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) Hijacking's effect on released passengers examined; Robert Peel's case cited as example Films shown. [PEEL - wants to go home; recalls ordeal.] [Recently, Richard STETHEM - notes son's death hasn't been determined.] Death of Robert Stethem said officially announced today. [Released passenger Ruth HENDERSON - recalls Stethem.] [Released PASSENGERS - describe experience.] Passengers' accts. of ordeal said muted out of fear of retribution against those still held if truth is told.

Martin, David;
Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob

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