ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 17, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(London, England: Barrie Dunsmore) Mtg. here of former hostages Ben. Weir, Lawrence Jenco and David Jacobsen with Church of England envoy Terry Waite to consider means of obtaining remaining hostages' freedom examined; details given, scenes shown. [JENCO - opposes ransoming peers with weapons.] Questions raised by United States arms deal with Iran about Waite's actual role in hostages' release discussed. [WAITE - defs. his efforts; notes factors complicating his task.]
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