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Hostages #513139

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jan 26, 1981
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(Studio) Secretary of State Alexander Haig's report to President Reagan with regard to psychological problems of hostages mentioned.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Studio) Ronald and Nancy Reagan's reaction to meeting hostages yesterday noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Hostages' psychological problems discussed; films shown. Reagan noted signing congress resolution designating Thursday as thanksgiving day for hostages. [REAGAN - comments.] [Senator Jesse HELMS - comments on US-Iran hostage agreement.] Anticipated warning of Reagan with regard to any future taking of United States hostages mentioned.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Studio) Possibility of hostages' emotional problems occurring in the future noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(No location given) [Dr. Frederick HACKER - notes impact of public's reaction to freed hostages on hostages' psychological problems.] Means of minimizing emotional damage outlined; experience with returning Vietnam POWs recalled. [Dr. Hamilton McCUBBIN - describes anticipated problems occurring with hostages.] Possible impact on Marine hostages such as William Gallegos due to superiors' attitude noted; film featuring remark by Gallegos shown. [McCUBBIN - says dangers are greater for Marines.] Concern over long-range treatment of hostages by their peers noted.
REPORTER: Robert Bazell

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Preparations for hostages' arrival here tomorrow examined; films shown. Planned receptions for Bruce Laingen and Gary Lee in their respective communities noted. [PEOPLE - comment.]
REPORTER: Andrea Mitchell

(Studio) Coverage of tomorrow's press conference and Washington, DC ceremonies announced.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Bazell, Robert;
Chancellor, John;
Mitchell, Andrea;
Mudd, Roger;
Palmer, John

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