NBC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 02, 1988
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Announcement by pro-Iranian kidnappers in Lebanon of plans to release American hostage recalled. Report introduced.
(DC: Jim Miklaszewski) Kidnappers reported releasing photograph of two hostages, Jesse Turner and Alann Steen, who were abducted from Beirut Univ. in January 1987, along with Robert Polhill and Mithileshwar Singh. Photos of 9 American hostages shown. [President REAGAN - denies dealing with Iran about hostages.] Sources said rpting. that Reagan has asked United Nations Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar to talk to Iran about kidnapped Marine Colonel William Higgins.
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