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West Germany / Cordes Release / Hamadei Trial #564247

NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 12, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Lebanese terrorists reported releasing West German hostage Rudolf Cordes in Beirut. Action noted believed to be linked to Mohammad Ali Hamadei's trial in West Germany. Report introduced. (Frankfurt, West Germany: Mike Boettcher) Audio of murder of United States Navy diver Robert Stethem broadcast Pilot John Testrake's testimony against Hamadei quoted on screen. [Last week, TESTRAKE - comments on Hamadei.] [Hamadei's attorney Gabriele STECK-BROMME - refutes Testrake's remarks.] Penalties facing Hamadei if he is convicted discussed. Beirut newspaper reported publisher letter allegedly penned by Cordes; letter quoted on screen.

Boettcher, Mike;
Brokaw, Tom

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