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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 27, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(London, England: Tom Fenton) Concern that Anglican envoy Terry Waite is now hostage of Hizballah in Beirut, Lebanon, examined; details given, scenes shown. [For. secretary Sir Geoffrey HOWE - notes British ambassador's efforts to determine Waite's status.] [Archbishop Robert RUNCIE - claims Islamic leaders have promised security for Waite.] Wave of kidnappings of fors. following Waite's arrival recently in Beirut recalled. [Former foreign minister Lord CHALFONT - opposes Waite's mission.] [Lena WAITE - cites lack of contact with son now.] Waite's usual frequency of contacts with family mentioned.

Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan

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