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Lebanon / French Hostages #321131

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 11, 1988
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(Studio: Charles Kuralt) Report introduced.

(Paris, France: Doug Tunnell) Released French hostage Jean-Paul Kauffmann reported criticizing United States and Great Britain for not doing more to win release of hostages held in Beirut, Lebanon. Kauffmann's audience noted including ex-hostage David Jacobsen and Terry Anderson's sister Peggy Say. [KAUFFMANN - urges countries to gain hostages' release.] French government reported paying millions in ransom for hostages. United States government spokesperson quoted re: Iran/Contra scandal. [JACOBSEN - praises French.] Ex-French hostage noted confirming Anglican envoy Terry Waite living. [SAY - comments on brother beating head against wall.] Street battles in Lebanon discussed.

Kuralt, Charles;
Tunnell, Doug

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