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United States / Terrorist Policy, Iran Hijacking Follow-Up #88188

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 17, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) Indications of increase support within administration for Secretary of State George Shultz's hard-line approach to terrorism, especially coming from Iran, examined; US mil. deployments, include special commando units, during recent hijacking in Iran discussed as example Apparent role played in Iran's decision to end hijacking of United States attitude, conveyed to Khomeini regime by Syria, Pakistan and Algeria, considered. Reagan administration's alleged willingness to respond with direct military attacks should current warnings of Iranian-based terrorist attacks on United States ints. in West Europe actualize noted.
REPORTER: John Scali

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) Funerals for hijack victims Charles Hegna and William Stanford featured; films shown. [Survivor Charles KAPAR - recalls experience.]
REPORTER: Dennis Troute

Jennings, Peter;
Scali, John;
Troute, Dennis

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