CBS Evening News for Saturday, Dec 21, 1996
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(Studio: Paula Zahn) Report introduced.
(Lima, Peru: Jim Axelrod) The hostage crisis at the Japanese diplomatic compound in Lima, Peru, updated; scenes shown of more freed captives who had been held by the Communist guerrillas and from the Tupac Amaru video of their plans for the attack. [Released hostage Alejandro TOLEDO - describes the "torture;" outlines the hostages' needs.] [Tupac Amaru expert David Scott PALMER - says the group wanted to embarrass the government.] The position of President Alberto Fujimori and the prospects for an early release of the hostages discussed.
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