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US hostages freed in Lebanon

US hostages freed in Lebanon
News report; Interview; Speech
TX Date
7 May 1990
Year of production
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Paul Woodley reports on the accounts being given by freed US hostages Frank Reed and Robert Polhill, held in the Lebanon with Brian Keenan and John McCarthy. Includes speech at gathering by Frank Reed describing his beatings for non-cooperation with guards; Robert Polhill interview on US government policy on the hostages; Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan speech saying Israelis releasing prisoners may be the next step; extract from ABC TV discussion programme with Syrian Foreign Minister (not identified).
Paul Woodley; ABC; Daniel Patrick Moynihan; Frank Reed; Robert Polhill
USA; Israel; Political prisoners; Terrorism; Lebanon; Beirut; Hostages; Foreign policy; John McCarthy; Brian Keenan; Hezbollah

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