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Achille Lauro Hijacking Aftermath #540193

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Oct 12, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(NYC) Arrival of Americans aboard hijacked Achille Lauro cruise ship, include widow of slain passenger Leon Klinghoffer, featured; scenes shown. [UN amb. Vernon WALTERS - praises courage of passengers in identification terrorists in Sicily.] [Senator Alfonse D'AMATO - notes Marilyn Klinghoffer's desire to testify against hijackers.] [Anna SCHNEIDER, Seymour MESKIN - recall ordeal.] Neighbors' receptions for Meskin and Mildred and Frank Hodes described, shown. [Jerry ARBITTIER - asks that Klinghoffer family be given appropriate time to mourn.] President Reagan's phone call to Marilyn Klinghoffer and her description of confronting hijackers in Sicily quoted. Klinghoffer family friend Charlotte Spiegel mentioned, shown.
REPORTER: Jennifer McLogan

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(Port Said, Egypt) Egyptian government's detention of Achille Lauro here examined; scenes shown. Egyptian officials' refusal to allow 6 British citizens on ship to leave, while allowing all other passengers off, discussed. [British embassy SPOKESPERSON - notes filing of formal protest.]
REPORTER: Henry Champ

Reporter(s):
Champ, Henry;
Chung, Connie;
McLogan, Jennifer
Duration:
00:04:50

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