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Lebanon / American Hostages / Reed / Israel and Middle East Hostages #332799

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 02, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Reports introduced.

(Wiesbaden: Anthony Mason) Report about hostages in Lebanon from freed hostage Frank Reed featured; scenes shown from Wiesbaden, West Germany. [REED - says he is angered that Terry Anderson and others are not freed.] Reed's information on fellow hostages Anderson and Thomas Sutherland and Britains Brian Keenan and John McCarthy noted. [Daughter Joan SUTHERLAND - says we hope he is okay.] [REED - says we have to keep going.]

(Tel Aviv: Bob Faw) Link of further release of American hostages in Lebanon to Israel's holding of Shiite prisoners featured; scenes shown from south Lebanon. [Israeli government spokesman Avi PAZNER - says we want our prisoners back.] [Middle East analyst Martin KRAMER - says we are not moving forward because Hizballah is reluctant to play its key card of three Israeli servicemen.] Israel's trump card said to be Sheik Abdul Karim Obeid, held since last summer. [Terrorism specialist Ariel MERARI - says Israel will not release Obeid unless the Israeli hostages are released.] Problems facing Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir in cutting a deal noted. [Knesset member Ariel SHARON - says we must fight terror.]

Reporter(s):
Faw, Bob;
Mason, Anthony;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:04:00

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