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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 03, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Terrorists reported postponing execution of American hostage Joseph Cicippio; President Bush quoted. Video of Cicippio released by kidnappers shown and discussed. [Bro. Thomas CICIPPIO - is unsure whether or not man in video is his brother; comments on reprieve.] Inauguration of new Iranian President Hashemi Rafsanjani reported; scenes shown. [Senator George MITCHELL - comments on terrorism.] Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv, Israel: Bob Simon) Terrorists reported demanding that Israelis release Sheik Abdul Karim Obeid. [Defense minister Yitzhak RABIN - comments.] Israeli officials quoted with regard to possibility that terrorists' demands offer nothing in return.

Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob

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