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Lebanon / Kidnappings / French Victims #546272

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Sep 07, 1985
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(Studio) No. of Americans and French kidnapped in Lebanon noted.
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(Beirut, Lebanon) Possible implications for French prisoners of letters from Marcel Fontaine to wife, Ilyan, and from Marcel Carton to daughter Simone Ahore delivered by Dr. Riza Riad outlining kidnappers demands upon French government examined; scenes shown. Mary Seurat's recent visit in Beirut with abducted husband Michel Seurat discussed. [Mary SEURAT - notes lack of comment by husband on kidnapped Americans] [Amal leader Akef HAIDAR - believes all hostages are alive.]
REPORTER: Rick Davis

Reporter(s):
Chung, Connie;
Davis, Rick
Duration:
00:02:10

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