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Middle East / Hostage Crisis / Diplomacy / United States Response #570534

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 06, 1989
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(DC: Sandy Gilmour) Contd. negotiating throughout Middle East featured; reaction of President Bush to hostage bidding game reported; details given of negotiations by United Nations undersecretary Marrack Goulding. [GOULDING - says situation can only be dealt with through quiet dipl.] [On "Meet the Press", deputy foreign min. of Israel Benjamin NETANYAHU - says it can only be done off camera.] [On "This Wk.", ex-Secretary of State Henry KISSINGER - explains how United States should react to threats.] [Senator Robert DOLE - says you should never be optimistic when dealing with fanatics like Hizballah.] [On "Face the Nation", Senator William COHEN - says patience is a policy of appeasement.] Atmosphere at White House reiterated.

(Studio: Garrick Utley) Acknowledgement from senior Shiite Hizballah leader that it does know who holds the hostages reported

Gilmour, Sandy;
Utley, Garrick

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