NBC Evening News for Saturday, May 21, 1988
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report in London Sunday "Times" from French journalist Jean-Paul Kauffmann, hostage recently released from Lebanon, that American hostage Frank Reed was beaten following escape attempt detailed. United States ambassador to UN Vernon Walters reported discussing hostages in Lebanon with Syrian officials. Report introduced.
(Damascus, Syria: Michael Silver) Fighting in Beirut, Lebanon, suburbs between Moslem factions reported; scenes shown. [After meeting with Syrian President Hafez al-Assad, WALTERS - discusses options.]
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