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A Closer Look (Missing Americans) #864784

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 11, 2007
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(Studio: Dan Harris) Report introduced.

(Bogota, Colombia: Jessica Yellin) The fate of three American contractors who have been held hostage by FARC guerrillas in Colombia for four years after their plane crashed featured; video of the hostages and photos of Keith Stansell, Thomas Howes† and Marc Gonsalves shown; details given of talk about a military rescue rather than negotiations. [President BUSH - asks FARC to give up the hostages.] [Daughter Lauren STANSELL†, Marc's mother Jo ROSANO†- complain about the lack of action by the US government.] Letter from national security adviser Stephen Hadley about the missing Americans quoted. [Colombian defense minister Juan Manuel SANTOS†- comments on trade/rescue options.] [Mother Lynne STANSELL†- asks for negotiations.]

Harris, Dan;
Yellin, Jessica

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