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Hijackings #69923

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 08, 1981
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(Studio) Status of hijacking of Libyan airliner, currently in Beirut, Lebanon, and seizure of 3 Venezuelan planes destined for Cuba, reported.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(No location given) Triple hijacking of Venezuelan planes yesterday recalled; current status of incident examined. Map, films shown.
REPORTER: Jack Curtiss

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Studio) Hijacking of Libyan liner recalled.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Rome, Italy) Hijacked plane's odyssey outlined on map; films shown. Hijackers, allegedly members of Shiite Moslem sect, said demanding investigation of leader Imam Moussa Sadr's disappearance in Libya 3 years ago. Current status of incident discussed.
REPORTER: Bill Blakemore

Blakemore, Bill;
Curtiss, Jack;
Jennings, Peter;
Robinson, Max

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