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Lebanon / American Hostages / Polhill Release #332367

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Apr 22, 1990
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Damascus: Bob Simon) Comings and goings in Damascus, Syria, prior to release of American hostage Robert Polhill featured; details given of communique from Islamic Jihad for the Liberation of Palestine that Polhill would be set free. [In car en route to Damascus and at press conference, POLHILL - comments.] Iranian newspaper that reflects views of Iranian President Hashemi Rafsanjani reported calling for release of another hostage.

(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Rego Park, New York: Jacqueline Adams) Response of Polhill's family to release featured; scenes shown. [Sons Brian and Stephen POLHILL, mother Ruth POLHILL - comment on Polhill's appearance and on other hostages.] [Hostage Jesse Turner's mother Estelle RONNENBURG - says she wants to know about how her son is.] [Wife of Alann Steen, Virginia Rose STEEN, sister of Terry Anderson, Peggy SAY - comment on those still held hostage.]

(Studio: Connie Chung) Photos of remaining American hostages shown.

Adams, Jacqueline;
Chung, Connie;
Simon, Bob

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