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Israel / Prisoner Release, Kidnapped Americans #545788

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 10, 1985
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(Studio) Israeli release of Shiite prisoners reported; hijackers of Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) flight in June recalled demanding such release. Possibility French citizens kidnapped in Lebanon this summer will now be released considered. Scenes shown.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Possible implications of Israel's prisoner release for kidnapped Americans in Lebanon discussed; role of Syrian President Hafez al-Assad noted. [State Department spokesperson Bernard KALB - condemns kidnappings.] [Peggy SAY - is optimistic brother Terry Anderson and other Americans will be freed if French captives are released.]
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Brokaw, Tom;
Kalb, Marvin

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