ABC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 17, 1985
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(Studio) President Reagan's telephone call to Syrian President Hafez al-Assad said indicating journalist Jeremy Levin's recent escape from kidnappers in Lebanon was arranged by Syria; details given.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
(Beirut, Lebanon) Muhammad Ali reported halting efforts to win release of other kidnapped Americans from Islamic Jihad terrorists; details examined. Films shown. [ALI - hopes to influence terrorists.] Islamic Jihad recalled warning uniden. hostage has been sentenced to death.] [ALI - appeals to abductors for hostages' release.]
REPORTER: Jim Hickey
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