ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 19, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(Nantes, France) Courtroom hostage incident in Nantes, France, by Islamic terrorist Abdel Karim Khalki examined; scenes shown. [KHALKI - (in French) explains takeover; remarks translated on screen.] Khalki said trying to free gangster friends on trial. [Defense Georges COURTOIS - (in French) threatens to kill hostages; remarks translated on screen.] Defense Patrick Thiolet mentioned also participating. [COURTOIS - (in French) conts. threats; remarks translated on screen.] Current status of incident outlined.
REPORTER: Pierre Salinger
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