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Media and Hostage Incidents #94316

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 16, 1985
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(Studio) Recent media attention on former Lebanese hostage Jeremy Levin and other Americans still held there noted partly due to Reagan administration policy on hostages; Carter administration's opposite handling of Iranian hostage incident recalled.
REPORTER: Kathleen Sullivan

(NYC) Issue of media coverage of hostage situations, comparing Carter and Reagan administration policies, discussed; file films shown featuring Jimmy Carter, United States hostages, President Reagan.
REPORTER: Jeff Greenfield

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Kathleen Sullivan

(Studio) Factors affecting media coverage of Iranian hostage incident versus incidents under Reagan administration discussed.
REPORTER: Jody Powell

Greenfield, Jeff;
Powell, Jody;
Sullivan, Kathleen

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