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Lebanon and hostages

Title
Lebanon and hostages
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Mar 1987
Year of production
1987
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Duration
00:04:20
Description
Freed American hostage David Jacobsen speaks following a press conference in London to launch a campaign for release of hostages still held. On envoy Terry Waite held in the Lebanon by Islamic Jihad and what can be done for hostages now. Also on internal problems in the Lebanon including Palestinian refugees; interference from other Arab nations; French governmental system imposed after the Second World War. He is optimistic there can be peace in Lebanon. Male inteviewer not identified.
Contributors
David Jacobsen
Keywords
Peace; London; Political systems; Refugees; Lebanon; Beirut; Hostages; Arab states; Islamic Jihad; Palestinian Arabs; Terry Waite

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