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TWA 847 Hijacking #96709

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 19, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Beirut, Lebanon) Interview with pilot of hijacked Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) flight 847 in Beirut, Lebanon, featured; films shown. [Captain John TESTRAKE - discusses crew's status, removal of passengers, consequences of any retaliatory action.] [First ofr. Philip MARESCA - describes current conditions on plane.] [Flight engineer Benjamin ZIMMERMANN - sends message to family.] Shiite leader Nabih Berri recalled guaranteeing safety of other hostages.
REPORTER: Charles Glass

(Studio) Circumstances surrounding reporter's interview with crew and Berri's role discussed.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings, Charles Glass

(Studio) Status of abducted passengers outlined.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Glass, Charles;
Jennings, Peter

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