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Segment 3 (The Hanafi Hostages) #498249

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 09, 1978
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(Studio) Washington, DC siege by Hanafi Muslims recalled; report is update on hostages in event.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Details given of Washington, DC siege 1 year ago today, when Hanafis seized B'nai B'rith headquarters, District Building and Islamic Center. Films shown. 2 hostages were Washington, DC city cnclman. Marion Barry and Dr. Lewis Hamburger. [BARRY - describes experience in siege when he was shot.] [HAMBURGER - describes experience.] Reporter notes many hostages refuse to talk of experience. [HAMBURGER - cites feelings about experience and says most people he knows have picked up lives and haven't lost faith in people because of incident. Describes changes experience caused in own life.] [BARRY - doesn't have apprehensions about talking of experience; cites changes it made in his life. Doesn't think incidents like Washington, DC siege have made difference in unregulated weapons in US.] Security measures resulting from siege and sentences for Hanafis noted.
REPORTER: Carole Simpson

Brinkley, David;
Simpson, Carole

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