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Achille Lauro Aftermath #540275

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Oct 19, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(Rome, Italy) United States envoy John Whitehead's meeting here today with Prime Min. Bettino Craxi, whose government collapsed as result of his handling of Achille Lauro hijacking affair, said effort to improve US-Italian relations; scenes shown. [WHITEHEAD - describes President Reagan's letter to Craxi.] Past US- Italian relations described; current status of Italy's effort to form new government outlined. Body of Achille Lauro hijacking victim Leon Klinghoffer noted scheduled for return to United States tomorrow. Prosecutor Luigi Carli's commitment to trying ship's hijackers mentioned; Carli recalled successfully prosecuting Red Brigades terrorists.
REPORTER: Stephen Frazier

(Studio) Whitehead said en route to Cairo meeting with President Hosni Mubarak.
REPORTER: Connie Chung

Chung, Connie;
Frazier, Stephen

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