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Terrorists missing in Italy

Title
Terrorists missing in Italy
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
10 Mar 1996
Year of production
1996
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Duration
00:03:38
Description
Washington correspondent, Simon Marks, reports on an international manhunt for three convicted Arab terrorists, Youssef Magied al-Molqi, Bassam al-Asker and Ahmad Marrouf al-Assadi who were allowed to walk out of an Italian prison. They were convicted of terrorism and murder for their role in the 1985 hijacking of the cruise liner the Achille Lauro and the killing of Leon Klinghoffer. Includes interview with US government spokesman, Nicholas Burns and Secretary of State, Warren Christopher.
Contributors
Simon Marks; Warren Christopher; Nicholas Burns
Keywords
USA; Middle East; Terrorism; Italy; Prisoners; Youssef Magied al-Molqi; Bassam al-Asker; Ahmad Marrouf al-Assadi; Achille Lauro (ship); PLF

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