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Jenco Release #311107

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jul 26, 1986
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(London, England: Bill Redeker) Lawrence Jenco's arrival in Damascus, Syria, after release by Lebanese captors featured; Peggy Say, sister of hostage Terry Anderson noted greeting him. [JENCO - thanks Syrian government for their role in his release.] [Syrian foreign minister Farouk Al-SHARAA - welcomes Jenco; will work for release of other hostages.] [SAY - comments.]

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Remaining hostages noted identification as Terry Anderson, Thomas Sutherland and David Jacobsen; William Buckley's fate said not verified. [In videotape, JACOBSEN - notes captors' motive in releasing Jenco and Reverend Ben Weir; criticizes United States government's refusal to negotiate; refers to Buckley's death.]

(DC: Deborah Potter) President Reagan's statement on Jenco's return quoted on screen. Vice President George Bush's telephone call to Jenco described. [Joan SUTHERLAND - is encouraged now for father's possible release.] Syria's role in affair considered.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Joliet, Illinois: Ned Potter) Preparations of Jenco's family for reunion with him featured; scenes shown. [Sue FRANCESCHINI, Mae MIHELICH - praise turn of events.]

Potter, Deborah;
Potter, Ned;
Redeker, Bill;
Schieffer, Bob

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