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NBC Evening News for Saturday, Sep 14, 1991
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(Damascus, Syria: Tom Aspell) Indications from Lebanon and Iran that another Western hostage will be freed featured; statement from Hizballah leader Sheik Ahmed Taleb that a British hostage would be released soon noted. [Hostage Jack Mann's wife Sunny MANN - comments.] Photos of Mann and the five American hostages shown. [Assistant Secretary of State John KELLY - hopes for progress.] Brokering efforts by United Nations Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar noted. [Syrian foreign minister Farouk al-SHARAA - offers optimism.] Hizballahs said apparently blaming United States for fact that Sheik Abdul Karim Obeid has not been released by Israel.

Aspell, Tom;
Utley, Garrick

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