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Lorenz Kidnapping #36479

ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 03, 1975
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(Studio) West Berlin's successful mayoral candidate, Peter Lorenz, still in hands of kidnappers, although 5 guerrillas released as kidnappers demanded. Plane carrying guerrillas lands in Aden.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(W. Berlin, Germany) Release of guerrillas takes place in full view so kidnappers could see demands were met. Full details of kidnappers' demands and guerrillas' release discussed. Former mayor, during Munich massacre, also on plane as hostage of guerrillas.
REPORTER: Jerry King

(Studio) Terrorists may not be allowed off plane in Aden; plane could be forced to fly back to Germany.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

King, Jerry;
Smith, Howard K.

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