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Former hostage Charles Glass on remaining hostages

Title
Former hostage Charles Glass on remaining hostages
Genre
Interview
TX Date
19 May 1988
Year of production
1988
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Duration
00:02:32
Description
US ABC journalist Charles Glass was held by Hezbollah in Lebanon for 62 days before escaping. He talks to John Taylor about British hostagesTerry Waite and John McCarthy who he believes will be released, and the effect of being held for so long; says a diplomatic deal needs to be done with Iran as physically rescuing the hostages seems impossible; on his belief paying ransoms such as the US arms sales to Iran make Americans more likely to be taken as hostages.
Contributors
John Taylor; Charles Glass
Keywords
USA; Iran; Arms sales; Diplomacy; Lebanon; Beirut; Hostages; Syria; Terry Waite; John McCarthy; Hezbollah

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