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Achille Lauro Hijacking Aftermath #92756

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 21, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Cairo, Egypt) United States envoy John Whitehead's meeting here with President Hosni Mubarak in effort to ease tension in US-Egyptian relations over Achille Lauro hijacking examined; scenes shown. [WHITEHEAD - regrets dvts. took the course they did.] Areas in which US-Egyptian understanding was reached listed on screen, discussed. [WHITEHEAD - notes both ntns. have important roles in Mideast peace.] Contd. anti-US demonstrations considered. Arrival here of American passengers aboard Achille Lauro as ship resumes its normal Mediterranean cruises noted. [TOURIST - considers this cruise safest so far.]
REPORTER: John Donvan

(Studio) Italian Prime Min. Bettino Craxi said asked to form new government after collapse of his due to Achille Lauro affair; Giovanni Spadolini, responsible for Craxi's fall, said conditionally willing to join new government President Reagan's letter read at New York City memorial service for Achille Lauro victim Leon Klinghoffer quoted; scenes shown.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Donvan, John;
Jennings, Peter

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