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Hostages / Israeli Rescue Reaction #489339

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 05, 1976
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(Studio) Pol. leaders and editorialists over most of West world and some of Asia react favorably to Israeli rescue of hostages in Uganda. Mid. E., Africa, USSR take negative view. United Nations Secretary General Kurt Waldheim first quoted saying act was flagrant violation of Ugandan sovereignty; later toned down statement and said glad hostages safe.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Israel) Funeral services of Israeli commandos killed in rescue shown. Transport minister Gad Ya'acobi says Israel reserves right to use similar methods in future for self-defense. Says United Nations should stop preaching to Israel; calls for stricter anti-terrorist measures. [Freed hostage Janet ALMOG - describes reaction. Believes Idi Amin willing party to terrorist hijacking.]
REPORTER: Tom Ackerman

(Studio) Israelis won't reveal route planes took to reach Uganda without detection.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Ackerman, Tom;
Brinkley, David

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