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TWA 847 Hijacking #304291

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 20, 1985
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(Studio) Shiite leader Nabih Berri's role in Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) 847 hijacking and hostage crisis noted. [BERRI - discusses hostages' condition, locations, limitations on his control of situation, other Americans held hostage in Lebanon; remarks transcribed on screen.] Berri's criteria for releasing hostages outlined; Switzerland mentioned offering to mediate prisoner exchange between terrorists and Israel. [BERRI - would accept exchange in neutral country; considers future course of crisis;remarks transcribed on screen.] Possibility hostages James Palmer and Simon Grossmayer may be released due to health problems noted. Upcoming item.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Rather, Dan

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