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Hostages Arrival in West Germany #866386

NBC Special for Tuesday, Jan 20, 1981

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  • Live NBC special "January 20, 1981: A Very Special Day," coverage of former hostages arrival in Frankfurt (West Germany) and at the Wiesbaden hospital, with reports re: former hostages in Algiers, air force hospital in Wiesbaden (West Germany), and President Reagan's inaugural balls, reported by Marvin Kalb, Jessica Savitch, Jim Bitterman, Andrea Mitchell, Susan Peterson, Bob Abermethy, John Hart, Fred Francis, Bernard Kalb, George Lewis, Jeff Sengstack, John Dancy, Carole Simpson, and Sandy Gilmour.
  • Taped excerpts of statements by Ronald Reagan, Edmund Muskie, Lloyd Rollins, Bob Aylward, Earl Lee, Hazel Lee, and unidentified former hostages.
  • Taped footage of James Lopez's family celebrating the former hostages' arrival in Algiers.
  • Live interviews with Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, Leroy Neiman, Michael Deaver, Mattie Jones, Candace Jones (?), Carol Elledge, Steven Piencnyk, and Theresa Lodeski.
  • Reporter(s):
    Bitterman, Jim;
    Mitchell, Andrea;
    Peterson, Susan;
    Abernethy, Bob;
    Hart, John;
    Francis, Fred;
    Kalb, Bernard;
    Lewis, George;
    Sengstack, Jeff;
    Dancy, John;
    Simpson, Carole;
    Gilmour, Sandy

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