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TWA 847 Hijacking #304331

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jun 23, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

(DC) Proximity of United States naval task force off Lebanon's coast and bearing on TWA 847 hijacking and hostage crisis examined. [Former national security aide David AARON - thinks such display plays into terrorists' needs; explains.] Shiite leader Nabih Berri's warning about fleet recalled. [Courtesy ABC, Secretary of State George SHULTZ - considers course of events.] Admiral James Watkins quoted on terrorism.
REPORTER: David Martin

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

(Beirut, Lebanon) Shiite terrorist mentality examined; films shown. [Amal spokesperson Akef HAIDAR - considers Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) hijacking symbolic.] Group's perception of United States and Israel outlined. [HAIDAR - notes demand for hostages' release.] [Air traffic controller Isam MANSOUR - doesn't think Marine invasion would be successful.]
REPORTER: Allen Pizzey

Martin, David;
Morton, Bruce;
Pizzey, Allen

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