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New York / Hostage Incident #530401

NBC Evening News for Monday, May 16, 1983
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(Studio) Former teacher aide of Long Island, New York, school reported holding students hostage after wounding 2 people.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Brentwood, New York) Hostage incident involving former teacher Robert Wickes' seizure of students and wounding of principal Stephan Howland and student Louis Burgos examined; films shown. [STUDENT - describes scene.] [PEOPLE - comment.] Current status of situation outlined.
REPORTER: Norma Quarles

(Studio) Wickes' attorney said claiming client was watched by Secret Service and had told psychiatrist that he was after Secretary of State George Shultz and Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger; psychiatrist said currently in building with Wickes.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Quarles, Norma

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