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Colombia / Embassy Takeover #64323

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 29, 1980
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(Studio) Stage for negotiations said apparently set in Colombia hostage crisis; takeover of Dominican embassy in Bogota and holding of numerous diplomats, include United States ambassador and Vatican envoy, recalled. Release of last 5 women this morning announced; details given.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Bogota, Colombia) Details of women's release given; films shown. Ambassador from Costa Rica noted only one to gain freedom; terrorists' demands mentioned.

(Studio) United States ambassador Diego Asencio, in telephone interview with "Los Angeles Times", quoted with regard to treatment of hostages.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Dale, Al;
Reynolds, Frank

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