Search the Archive

Lebanon #87212

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 10, 1984
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Spanish ambassador reported kidnapped and later released in Beirut, Lebanon; details given.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Baalbek, Lebanon) Probable whereabouts of Americans Jeremy Levine William Buckley and Benjamin Weir, kidnapped in Beirut earlier in year, examined; information said provided by member of Shiite militia, Amal. Photos shown. [Amal official Dr. Ghassan SEBLANI - claims trio is being held in Bekaa Valley by Hizballah.] Hizballah Party of God, recalled blamed by Reagan administration for latest bombing of US embassy. Shiite officials said believing United States must approach Syria for Americans' release; details given. Syria's role in region and issue of continued Israeli occupation of south Lebanon discussed.
REPORTER: Charles Glass

Glass, Charles;
Jennings, Peter

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.