NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 02, 1984
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(Studio) Successful conclusion to hijacking of Air France liner to Tehran reported.
REPORTER: John Palmer
(Paris, France) Hijacking's end examined; films shown. [Voice of TERRORIST - warns of blowing up plane; remarks transcribed on screen; poor audio.] [Voice of hostage Wilhelm OSTERN - describes ordeal.] [Voice of hostage John SCOTT - recalls experience.] [Voice of journalist Peter SCHOLL-LATOUR - believes hijackers, received as heroes here, are members of extremist Iranian group.] France's contingency plans had hostages not been freed discussed.
REPORTER: Jim Bittermann
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