NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 29, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Cyprus: Sandy Gilmour) Photo of captive Robert Polhill released by Islamic Jihad for the Liberation of Palestine shown; accompany statement quoted on screen. United States and British naval presence in region described; factors inhibiting success ofmil. operation against kidnappers explained. Church of England's continued concern over safety of hostage negotiator Terry Waite noted. [British ambassador John GRAY - cites lack of evidence yet that Waite has been kidnapped.] [David WAITE - notes brother's sense of responsibility.]
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