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Achille Lauro Hijacking Aftermath #540177

NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 11, 1985
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(Studio) PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) chairperson Yasir Arafat, currently in Senegal, said not commenting on United States capture of Palestinian hijackers of Achille Lauro cruise ship. President Hosni Mubarak's silence on affair as well noted; ship mentioned remaining in Egypt.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Cairo, Egypt) Egyptian reaction to United States move examined; scenes shown. Mubarak's effort to maintain relations with both PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) and Israel as well as reestablishing aid relationship with United States and diplomacy relations with USSR described.
REPORTER: Paul Miller

(Studio) Achille Lauro's owners said investigating possibility several passengers were involved in the hijacking; details given.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Cairo, Egypt) Responses of American passengers on ship to hijacking examined; scenes shown. [Viola MESKIN - describes hijacking, brutality toward Marilyn Klinghoffer.] [Seymour MESKIN - notes other passengers' effort to protect Marilyn Klinghoffer from news of husband's death.] [Frank HODES - wants to return to US.]
REPORTER: Fred Briggs

Briggs, Fred;
Brokaw, Tom;
Miller, Paul

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