John McCarthy vigil one year after taken hostage

Title
John McCarthy vigil one year after taken hostage
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
17 Apr 1987
Year of production
1987
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Duration
00:02:15
Description
One year after his capture the friends and family of Beirut hostage John McCarthy have held a twelve hour vigil at St Bride’s church in Fleet Street. Report on the service and interview with Rector Canon John Oates making a personal appeal to John’s captors urging them to release him. Speech from service heard in background. Male reporter not identified.
Contributors
John Oates
Keywords
London; Lebanon; Beirut; Hostages; Fleet Street; Journalists; John McCarthy; St Bride’s Church

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