× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Terrorism / West Germany / Schleyer Funeral / Possible Somali Reward #491042

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 25, 1977
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(Studio) Funeral in West Germany for industrialist Hanns Martin Schleyer, who was killed last week after being kidnapped in September by unapprehended terrorists, noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Stuttgart, West Germany) Details of funeral at Saint Eberhard's Church in Stuttgart given, with mention of other terrorist victims, include slain pilot of hijacked Lufthansa jet. Remarks on terrorism by president Walter Scheel cited. Mrs. Schleyer and rest of family attend graveside service later in day. Funerals to be held for terrorists Andreas Baader, Gudrun Ensslin and Jan-Karl Rapse noted.
REPORTER: Fred Briggs

(Studio) permission from Somalia government allowing West German commando raid on hijacked Lufthansa plane at Mogadishu airport, and question raised re: possible reward for permission, noted. Reuters report with regard to unmarked cargo planes unloading at Mogadishu boxes which could contain small arms cited. Airline executive reported to say that beneath coat of paint, one of planes showed emblem of Condor Airliners, which is chief charter airliner of West Germany.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Briggs, Fred;
Chancellor, John

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.