OPEC hostage crisis

Title
OPEC hostage crisis
Genre
News report; Interview; Speech
TX Date
Dec 1975
Year of production
1975
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Duration
00:04:23
Description
Jon Snow reports on the end of the Austrian OPEC hostage crisis. Chancellor Bruno Kreisky, having submitted to the kidnappers’ demands, defends his actions by quoting the agreement between Austria and OPEC. Police Commissioner Edward Hockenbikler(?) is also keen to avoid an escalation of violence. The incident is compared with other recent terrorist occurrences.
Contributors
Jon Snow; Bruno Kreisky; Edward Hockenbikler(?)
Keywords
Terrorism; Hostages; OPEC; Austria; Carlos the Jackal

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