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Washington, DC Hostages #492560

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 10, 1977
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(Studio) Siege of gunmen in 3 bldgs. in Washington, DC conts.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Studio) Terrorists make 3 demands: (1) withdrawal of movie "Mohammad, Messenger of God"; (2) return of contempt of court fine imposed in 1974 trial; and (3) release to terrorists of men convicted of murdering Hanafi mbrs., about which 1974 trial was concerned. 1st 2 demands have been met. Terrorists have asked Nation of Islam leader Wallace Muhammad be produced and he's come to DC; also, terrorists want boxer Muhammad Ali, but secretary says Ali has no plans to go to DC.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Report on negotiation procedures; no word of progress yet. FBI and Justice Department personnel aid Washington, DC police, as do representatives of 3 Moslem ntns.: Egypt, Pakistan and Iran.
REPORTER: Robert Bazell

(Studio) Hostages held at Washington, DC city hall, B'nai B'rith headquarters and Islamic mosque.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Report on situation at District Building
REPORTER: Charles Quinn

(DC) Report on situation at B'nai B'rith headquarters
REPORTER: Linda Ellerbee

(DC) Report on situation at Islamic Center.
REPORTER: Carole Simpson

(Studio) Further reports with regard to hostages noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Bazell, Robert;
Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John;
Ellerbee, Linda;
Quinn, Charles;
Simpson, Carole

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