ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 13, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(DC) Return to United States of John Costa and Charles Kapar, survivors from recent hijacking to Iran, featured; films shown. [KAPAR - is grateful to Iran for saving him; comments on terrorist threat to Americans overseas.] [State Department spokesperson Alan ROMBERG - considers Iranian prime minister's accusation that United States policies caused deaths during hijacking "sick."] Factors underlying intelligence community's belief that Iranian authorities and terrorists were in collusion listed, discussed; former Iranian president Abolhassan Bani-Sadr said agreeing with French intelligence sources' claim that some of terrorists involved in this hijacking participated in summer hijacking of Air France plane to Iran.
REPORTER: Dennis Troute
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