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Lebanon / Red Cross #319426

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 20, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Red Cross reported withdrawing staff from Lebanon. Report introduced.

(DC: Wyatt Andrews) Red Cross officials noted asserting that withdrawal was necessary after it receive terrorist threats; statement quoted on screen. [State Department spokesperson Phyllis OAKLEY - regrets withdrawal.] Swiss Red Cross delegate, Peter Winkler, recalled released from captivity in Beirut; details given of Palestinian terrorists' attempt to trade Winkler for hijacker Hussein Hariri. [International Red Cross spokesperson Carlos BAUVERD - (thru translator) comments on Winkler kidnap.] Red Cross spokesperson quoted re: Lebanon.

Andrews, Wyatt;
Rather, Dan

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