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Lebanon / Waite #318135

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 20, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Anglican envoy Terry Waite's kidnapping reviewed. National prayer day reported being held in Great Britain for Waite. Report introduced. (London, England: Allen Pizzey) South Beirut, Lebanon, scenes shown. Prayer service for Waite shown. [Johns Hopkins Univ. spokesperson Fouad AJAMI - says Waite's kidnappers want money.] Waite's instructions regarding ransoms explained. Anglican church leaders reported giving money to men who claimed contact with kidnappers; details given, scenes shown. Waite's disappearance discussed. USSR dipl.'s family member being kidnapped reviewed. Waite's efforts outlined. [Ex-hostage David JACOBSEN - praises Waite.] Waite's dealings with United States government and Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North mentioned. [WAITE - talks of peace in 1987.] Waite's risks discussed. Syria mentioned refusing to patrol parts of Beirut. [Archbishop of Canterbury Robert RUNCIE - prays for Waite.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) American hostages in Lebanon listed on screen.

Pizzey, Allen;
Rather, Dan

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